mooncalf

noun
moon·​calf | \ ˈmün-ˌkaf How to pronounce mooncalf (audio) , -ˌkäf\

Definition of mooncalf

: a foolish or absentminded person : simpleton he was a helpless mooncalf of a man, poorly equipped for a grueling life— Peter Schjeldahl

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Synonyms

berk [British], booby, charlie (also charley) [British], cuckoo, ding-a-ling, ding-dong, dingbat, dipstick, doofus [slang], featherhead, fool, git [British], goose, half-wit, jackass, lunatic, nincompoop, ninny, ninnyhammer, nit [chiefly British], nitwit, nut, nutcase, simp, simpleton, turkey, yo-yo

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Examples of mooncalf in a Sentence

he was a helpless mooncalf when it came to making decisions about even the most trivial things

First Known Use of mooncalf

1614, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mooncalf was in 1614

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