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moonstruck

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adjective moon·struck \-ˌstrək\

Simple Definition of moonstruck

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of moonstruck

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

Examples of moonstruck in a sentence

  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>



1674

First Known Use of moonstruck

1674


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