Definition of pleasurous in US English:

pleasurous

adjective

rare
  • Characterized by (especially sensual) pleasure; joyous.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in William Lisle (c1569–1637), translator and Anglo-Saxon scholar. From pleasure + -ous.

Pronunciation

pleasurous

/ˈplɛʒ(ə)rəs/