Definition of Loon

1. Noun. A worthless lazy fellow.

Generic synonyms: Bum, Do-nothing, Idler, Layabout, Loafer



2. Noun. Large somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back; related to the grebes.
Exact synonyms: Diver
Generic synonyms: Gaviiform Seabird
Group relationships: Gavia, Genus Gavia

3. Noun. A person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought.
Exact synonyms: Addle-head, Addlehead, Birdbrain
Generic synonyms: Misfit
Derivative terms: Loony

Definition of Loon

1. n. A sorry fellow; a worthless person; a rogue.

2. n. Any one of several aquatic, wed-footed, northern birds of the genus Urinator (formerly Colymbus), noted for their expertness in diving and swimming under water. The common loon, or great northern diver (Urinator imber, or Colymbus torquatus), and the red-throated loon or diver (U. septentrionalis), are the best known species. See Diver.

Definition of Loon

1. Noun. idler, lout ¹

2. Noun. (chiefly Scotland Ulster) boy, lad ¹

3. Noun. (chiefly Scotland) harlot; mistress ¹

4. Noun. (chiefly Scotland) simpleton; (also (slang) ) crazy or deranged person. ¹

5. Noun. (Ireland) English Soldier of an expeditionary army in Ireland. ¹

6. Noun. Any of various birds, of the order ''Gaviiformes'', of North America and Europe that dive for fish and have a short tail, webbed feet and a yodeling cry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Loon

1. a diving waterfowl [n -S]

Medical Definition of Loon

1. Any one of several aquatic, wed-footed, northern birds of the genus Urinator (formerly Colymbus), noted for their expertness in diving and swimming under water. The common loon, or great northern diver (Urinator imber, or Colymbus torquatus), and the red-throated loon or diver (U. Septentrionalis), are the best known species. See Diver. Origin: For older loom, Icel. Lmr; akin to Dan. & Sw. Lom. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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