Definition of groaner
1 : one that groans
2 : a stale or corny joke, observation, or story
Examples of groaner in a Sentence
the play's dialogue featured all of the groaners that seem to be de rigueur for any dysfunctional-family drama
Recent Examples of groaner from the Web
Spaulding — and wringing every last guilty laugh out of a series of groaner gags — plays a big part in keeping the show as together as possible.
And like the pun itself, the song is a bit of a groaner.
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