groan

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Synonyms for groan

Synonyms for groan

an utterance expressing pain or disapproval

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indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure

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I was reminded of my father-in-law's love of groaningly terrible puns (he's the only one who laughs at them) and saw the error of my ways as phrases like, "things went swimmingly" and "the scales tipped etc" came popping up like bubbles in champagne.
He who has blinded youngsters to better quality literature for years and spawned groaningly long and dull films that get full billing at Christmas instead of classics like Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Herbie Goes Bananas.
Portraits crash to the floor, trees creak portentously, longlost mothers appear in a suspiciously utopian New Jersey, and people have names like Trappe and Wright that reflect their personalities in groaningly obvious ways (a character named Mr.
To play the role, Hoskins groaningly recalls, he had to endure two hours of makeup daily.
Come to think of it, the word taste in light of his contribution for this issue may be a groaningly bad pun.