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

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
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I moaned about the vastly inflated budget, up from pounds 2billion to pounds 9.
The latest rant is not the first time Tevez has moaned about his lot, despite his whopping salary.
Over the years, I'm pretty sure I've moaned about most things - surely, I must now be recycling my moaning.
Meanwhile, cells in Addiewell are to get blackout curtains after cons moaned the sun was waking them up too early.
I have to say, however, there's nothing quite like a good old moan about all sorts of things that deserve being soundly moaned at.
ULRIKA Jonsson moaned to BB housemates she negotiated her pounds 175,000 fee herself because she has to feed her family.
THEY became themost famous pants in Britain when Newsnight tough guy Jeremy Paxman moaned to M&S boss Stuart Rose they weren't up to the job.
But never in the field of human moaning has one man moaned about so much with so little cause as Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.
I moaned to a top psychologist about the moaners and asked for advice on what to do with such people.
Father was not easy then, and tossed and moaned all night before the
MOAN, moan, moan - that's all farmers ever seem to do", moaned an acquaintance of mine this week.
She moaned, then glanced out the doorway, anticipating my father's reappearance in the hall.
Every now and then the earth moaned softly the wind swayed the tree, the tree brushed her lower branches against it and soothed it with a cooing sound.
But in a teaser video, singer Sisqo moaned that one of his choices was "kind of melancholy" while Heidi picked a woman with dental problems.
Except for my Rotund Chum, Graham, who has sweated and moaned.