Today’s English word of the day is: groan. Keep reading to learn the meaning of ‘groan’, hear the pronunciation, and read two examples of the vocabulary in use. With each English word of the day, I only focus on one definition. To see every meaning of the word, check out its entry in the Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries or in the Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary.
groan: to make a long, deep sound because you are annoyed, upset, or in pain, or with pleasure
American English Pronunciation: /ɡroʊn/
😠: Don’t groan like that, you spoiled brat. I asked you to help me bring the groceries into the house, not memorize the Magna Carta.
😩: But Mom! I was right in the middle of a game!
😬: How did Tabitha react when you told her about this weekend?
😉: Eh, she groaned a bit, but she was fine in the end.
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Definition source: Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries.
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THURSDAY: slang, idiom, or phrasal verb
FRIDAY: academic, literary, or otherwise “big” vocabulary