Definition of moany in English:


Syllabification: moa·ny
Pronunciation: /ˈmōnē

adjective (moanier, moaniest)

informal , chiefly British
  • Tending to grumble or complain, typically about trivial issues: they came across as a moany, joyless bunch I don’t want to get a reputation for being moany
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    • Fifteen-year-olds are society's most belittled demographic group: largely dismissed as grumpy, hoody and moany.
    • My friends tell me I get a bit moany sometimes, but venting is important: it gets stuff out of your system.
    • He said that when I'm not in the side and scoring, I'm the moaniest guy he's ever met, and I wasn't surprised by that.

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