Definition of moansome in US English:

moansome

adjective

rare
  • Expressive of grief or (later also) pleasure; characterized by moaning.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Jean Ingelow (1820–1897), poet and writer. From moan or moan + -some.

Pronunciation

moansome

/ˈməʊns(ə)m/