Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The cry of a loon. It is a sort of wild moan somewhat resembling the howl of a wolf.

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Examples

  • But of course some of the malchicks living in 18A had, as was to be expected, em - bellished and decorated the said big painting with handy pencil and ballpoint, adding hair and stiff rods and dirty bal - looning slovos out of the dignified rots of these nagoy (bare, that is) cheenas and vecks.

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  • Just wish the whole thing had kicked off on the Shuttle with all three looning around in gravity-free slo-mo.

    "A wig, a trenchcoat, adult diapers, BB gun, a steel mallet, some rubber tubing, and garbage bags."

  • By looning at the photo of Roger L SImmon it appears that he is also a pevert.

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  • By this time Spider had started looning about, doing mad dancing in the middle of the dance floor.

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  • This of the loon -- I do not mean its laugh, but its looning -- is a long-drawn call, as it were, sometimes singularly human to my ear, -- hoo-hoo-ooooo, like the hallooing of a man on a very high key, having thrown his voice into his head.

    The Maine Woods

  • This was his looning — perhaps the wildest sound that is ever heard here, making the woods ring far and wide.

    Walden~ Chapter 12 (historical)

  • This was his looning, -- perhaps the wildest sound that is ever heard here, making the woods ring far and wide.

    Walden, or Life in the woods

  • This was his looning -- perhaps the wildest sound that is ever heard here, making the woods ring far and wide.

    Walden

  • If he succeeds his legend increases, if he fails he can shrug his shoulders and go back to looning it up with Lineker, Hansen and Lawro.

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  • "The time wasted may, of course, have been detrimental to the operatic and ice-dancing fraternities, but those lucky enough to have been in Waterhouse's company during the looning years would not swap the experiences for half-a-dozen La Bohèmes," he wrote.

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