1
: of or relating to the moon
2
a
: crescent-shaped
b
: resembling the full moon : round
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4

Examples of moony in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Malinauskas opened the second box, which contained a Bell & Ross Regulateur with a big, moony face and a stainless-steel bezel. Susan Orlean, The New Yorker, 14 Oct. 2019 Yet, Bronson still stood out, with his alternately creepy and moony portrayal of a man biding his time dating Wood’s mother while vying for the younger woman’s attention. Carla Meyer, San Francisco Chronicle, 28 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1586, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of moony was circa 1586

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“Moony.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moony. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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