\ ˈmü-nē How to pronounce moony (audio) \

Definition of moony

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

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, "TheRealReal’s Online Luxury Consignment Shop," 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, "Charles Bronson, man of dimensions: Much more to him than ‘Death Wish’," 28 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of moony

circa 1586, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Moony.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of moony

chiefly US, informal : full of romantic feelings

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