Definition of Moon about

1. Verb. Be apathetic, gloomy, or dazed. "Sam and Sue moon about over the results of the experiment"

Exact synonyms: Moon Around, Mope
Generic synonyms: Be
Derivative terms: Mope



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moon About

moolooites
mools
mooly
moon
moon-blind
moon-curser
moon-eye
moon-eyed
moon-face
moon-faced
moon-faces
moon-ray
moon-round
moon-splashed
moon-worship
moon about (current term)
moon around
moon bag
moon bags
moon bear
moon bears
moon blindness
moon boot
moon boots
moon bounce
moon bounces
moon cake
moon carrot
moon curser
moon daisy

Literary usage of Moon about

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1. The Advanced Part of A Treatise on the Dynamics of a System of Rigid Bodies by Edward John Routh (1905)
"MOTION OF THE moon about ITS CENTRE OF GRAVITY. 551. IN the theory of precession and nutation the earth is generally regarded as a ..."

2. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany: With by Delany (Mary), Augusta Waddington Hall Llanover (1862)
"... spent a very agreeable day, and came home, by the light of a bright moon, about 8 o'clock ... moon about ..."

3. Institutes of Natural Philosophy: Theoretical and Practical by William Enfield, Alexander Ewing (1811)
"This proposition would be true without any limitation, if the angular velocity of the moon about the earth, were equal to the angular velocity about her ..."

4. A Treatise of Fluxions: In Two Books by Colin MacLaurin (1742)
"2oj. fun, T the earth, CADB the orbit of the moon about the earth, C and D the quadratures, A the conjunction, ..."

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