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moan

Pronunciation: /məʊn/

Translation of moan in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (with pain, grief) gemir* the wind was moaning in the chimney/the trees el viento gemía en la chimenea/entre los árboles [literary/literario]
    Example sentences
    • I don't think a web site has actually made me physically moan with anticipation and pleasure before now.
    • The mash had just the right amount of truffle oil and a general richness to make you moan with pleasure and the gravy was unbelievable.
    • Panforte, panettone and nougat to drool over and an Italian wine list to make oenophiles moan with pleasure.
    1.2 (complain) (British English/inglés británico) [pejorative/peyorativo]to moan (about sth) quejarse (de algo), protestar (por algo) moan, moan, moan, that's all you ever do quejarte y quejarte, eso es lo único que sabes hacer she's a moaning minnie (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] es una llorona or (Spain/España) una quejica [colloquial/familiar]

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

noun/nombre

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