moony


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moon·y

 (mo͞o′nē)
adj. moon·i·er, moon·i·est
1. Of or suggestive of the moon or moonlight.
2. Moonlit.
3. Dreamy in mood or nature; absent-minded.

moony

(ˈmuːnɪ)
adj, moonier or mooniest
1. informal dreamy or listless
2. (Astronomy) of or like the moon
3. slang Brit crazy or foolish
ˈmoonily adv
ˈmooniness n

moon•y

(ˈmu ni)

adj. moon•i•er, moon•i•est.
1. dreamy, listless, or silly.
2. pertaining to or characteristic of the moon.
3. moonlit.
[1580–90]
moon′i•ly, adv.
moon′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.moony - lighted by moonlight; "the moonlit landscape"
2.moony - dreamy in mood or nature; "a woolgathering moment"
inattentive - showing a lack of attention or care; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"

moony

adjective
Given to daydreams or reverie:
Translations

moony

[ˈmuːnɪ] ADJ to be moonyestar distraído, estar soñando despierto

moony

adj (+er) (inf: = dreamy) → verträumt

moony

[ˈmuːnɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (eyes) → sognante
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Why, Aunt Polly, he was always so good and kind and moony and absent-minded and chuckle-headed and lovable--why, he was just an angel
One day I sat down and watched Bacchus seated on the hearthrug, with his moony eyes looking into space so thoughtfully and patiently that I apologized for comparing you to him.
It was a life-like picture of their recent adventures, showing them in the cave of Polyphemus, and how they had put out his one great moony eye; while in another part of the tapestry they were untying the leathern bags, puffed out with contrary winds; and farther on, they beheld themselves scampering away from the gigantic king of the Laestrygons, who had caught one of them by the leg.
Leave tenantless thy crystal home, and fly, With all thy train, athwart the moony sky -
And all night long, in the starlight pale, We sail away, with a pea-green sail, And whistle and warble a moony song To the echoing sound of a coppery gong.
We set it in the sun, and then shut the light out of the room, and it shone awfully out of the depths of its own brightness, with a moony gleam, in the dark.
And naturally, if all else failed: Khan -- the eternal Bollywood lover boy -- knew he had to just stretch his arms wide and have this moony expression on his face to win the crowd over.
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I'm as interested to find out what happens to (characters) Penguin and Fish Moony as I am with my own character because I've been such a big Batman fan my whole life that to be able to explore the original stories of all of these incredible creations is such a privilege and such a joy.
Not the moony when-you're-weary-feeling-small of the songs you hate to succumb to, but the pure and natural outcome of art.