moaningly

With a moaning sound.

The wind swept moaningly through the trees.


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  • moaningly — moan·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • moaningly — adverb Etymology: from moaning, present participle of moan (II) + ly : in a moaning manner : with a moan …   Useful english dictionary

  • moan — moanful, adj. moanfully, adv. moaningly, adv. /mohn/, n. 1. a prolonged, low, inarticulate sound uttered from or as if from physical or mental suffering. 2. any similar sound: the moan of the wind. 3. complaint or lamentation. v.i. 4. to utter… …   Universalium

  • wid — preposition /wɪd/ with “An’ wid all d’ bringin’ up she had, how could she?” moaningly she asked of her son. “Wid all d’ talkin’ wid her I did an’ d’ t’ings I tol’ her to remember. When a girl is bringed up d’ way I bringed up Maggie, how kin she… …   Wiktionary

  • moan — /moʊn / (say mohn) noun 1. a prolonged, low, inarticulate sound uttered from or as if from physical or mental suffering. 2. any similar sound: the moan of the wind. 3. Obsolete complaint or lamentation. 4. Colloquial a grumble. –verb (i) 5. to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • moan — n. & v. n. 1 a long murmur expressing physical or mental suffering. 2 a low plaintive sound of wind etc. 3 a complaint; a grievance. v. 1 intr. make a moan or moans. 2 intr. colloq. complain or grumble. 3 tr. a utter with moans. b lament.… …   Useful english dictionary

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