moan


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piss and moan

To grumble, gripe, or complain excessively and/or in an annoying fashion. My daughter has reached the age where she pisses and moans about everything we ask her to do. Well, if you spent less time pissing and moaning and more time doing your work, you'd be finished a heck of a lot sooner!
See also: and, moan, piss

bitch and moan

rude slang To complain about someone or something. This phrase is usually indicative of the listener's annoyance about the complaints. Oh boy, which dead president is grandpa bitching and moaning about today? If you hate your job so much, quit bitching and moaning about it and look for a new one!
See also: and, bitch, moan

moan about something

to complain about something. What are you moaning about? I am not moaning about anything.
See also: moan

moan something out

to say something in a moan. The injured woman moaned the name of her assailant out. She moaned out the name.
See also: moan, out

moan with something

to groan because of pain or pleasure. The patient moaned with pain and fear. Ken moaned with pleasure.
See also: moan

bitch and moan

(rude)
to complain Don't start bitching and moaning again about what I pay you.
See also: and, bitch, moan
References in classic literature ?
It was not possible for poor Lisbeth to know how it affected Adam any more than it is possible for a wounded dog to know how his moans affect the nerves of his master.
Moan 2: The weather is unreliable The day Cardiff was first announced as a Test match venue happened to be a fairly inclement day.
Ms Moan was the partner of a third man to be charged with the murder, Paul Tate, 49, who killed himself in prison after his arrest.
The work was productive and effective both for JMC NC Inc and Web Symphonies,” concludes Isaac Moan.
Worse yet, they may have been spoiled by primary care providers that didn't teach them to do things for themselves and ran to their every whimper, teaching them its not only ok to moan, but that you get lots of love and attention if you do.
In fact, we could even have to find something new to moan about.
Military sources at the border said the new attacks started at 6:05 am at Ta Moan and Ta Krabey temples and Chub Korki, about 25 kilometers west of Ta Moan Temple.
The annual school moan is as predictable as yet another James Bond season on RTE.
Do not moan when you see us having our lunch or tea, just remember how long we have worked, and when we will get home.
Although Moan said the convention would be under control, Long Beach City Council members, administrators and police took the situation seriously.
I took him back and all he did was moan all the way, 'You're going too fast, going too slow, braking too late'.
Putting forward the flip side of the argument was Brian Davidson, Kirkham, Lancashire who said: "So Celtic are having a moan about their fixtures in the split.
If the crowd are going to have a moan it's better they moan at me.
We moan about the weather, having to queue, junk mail, trains that don't run on time.