moonstruck


moon·struck

adjective \-ˌstrək\

: silly, foolish, or crazy especially because you are in love

Full Definition of MOONSTRUCK

:  affected by or as if by the moon: as
a :  mentally unbalanced
b :  romantically sentimental
c :  lost in fantasy or reverie

Examples of MOONSTRUCK

  1. a celebrity mobbed by moonstruck teenage girls
  2. <police asked psychiatrists to put together a portrait of the moonstruck marksman who was responsible for the shootings>

First Known Use of MOONSTRUCK

1674

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