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n. Often Offensive
A member of the Unification Church.
[After Sun Myung Moon.]
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1. (Other Non-Christian Religions) a member of the Unification Church
2. (Other Non-Christian Religions) the Moonies (plural) the Unification Church
[C20: named after the founder Sun Myung Moon (1920–2012), S Korean industrialist]
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a member or follower of the Unification Church.
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|Noun||1.||Moonie - an often derogatory term for a member of the Unification Church|
depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
Unification Church - a Christian church (with some Buddhist elements) founded in 1954 by Sun Myung Moon and known for staging mass weddings and other communal activities
religious person - a person who manifests devotion to a deity
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