Definition of peccaminous in US English:

peccaminous

adjective

rare
  • Sinful; full of sin. In later use more generally: bawdy; indecent, lewd.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Blount (1618–1679), antiquary and lexicographer. From post-classical Latin peccaminosus from peccamin-, peccamen sin + classical Latin -ōsus.

Pronunciation

peccaminous

/pɪˈkamɪnəs/