American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or suggestive of the moon or moonlight.
- adj. Moonlit.
- adj. Dreamy in mood or nature; absent-minded.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Like a moon. Crescent-shaped.
- Bearing or furnished with a crescent as an emblem, badge, or standard; having the crescent as a standard.
- Giving light like that of the moon; resembling moonlight.
- Lighted by the moon.
- Bewildered or silly, as if moonstruck; hazy.
- Sickly; of weak bodily constitution.
- Intoxicated; tipsy.
- n. A simpleton; a noodle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to the moon.
- adj. Furnished with a moon; bearing a crescent.
- adj. colloq. Silly; weakly sentimental.
- adj. lighted by moonlight
- adj. dreamy in mood or nature
“He said that he might as well have been called "moony" -- and he didn't go mooning about at all!”
“While we examined the formation, Furayj and old Sulaym, who became more and more "moony," ransacked the block in all directions, and notably failed to find a trace of mining.”
“Sure, love makes Bella a little moony and Edward a little emo – okay, a lot moony and a lot emo – but hello?”
“That could explain all the moony looks Michael was giving me, too.”
“I felt foolish for my moony feelings about Mr. Soper when this woman, this cook, this very possible killer was loose.”
“Press play below for a glimpse of a moony-eyed SpongeBob in love.”
“Her sensibilities were shaped by the fact that she was raised largely in the Canadian woods by “two environmentally-aware biologists, back when that was a pretty moony thing to be.””
“Then, in the evening, the group of them led by the pastor and a fellow named Manny, who was by day a pizza chef, gathered in a field under a cloudless, moony sky.”
“Though Andy is still "moony" over Nancy, Kirk says his character will find solace in Lindsay Sloane's new character, Maxeen, who first appeared last week as an eccentric artist who was impressed by Andy's willingness to jump into a sticky situation.”
“He said it was nice to meet her and then gave her a big moony smile.”
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