Definition of moanful in English:


Pronunciation /-fəl/


See moan

‘She was making me laugh with her moanful weeping ‘Get the bullet out!’’
  • ‘Quite knocked the grumpy and moanful out of me, that did.’
  • ‘Suddenly he heard the howl of the creatures of hell and of the moanful chant of the dark figure coming closer to where he stood, which was enough to knock the lid of the red of his head.’
  • ‘We can hear the low, moanful bawling of Longhorn steers settling down for the night and the barking of coyotes in the hills a round us.’