Definition of Moonie

1. Noun. An often derogatory term for a member of the Unification Church.

Language type: Depreciation, Derogation, Disparagement
Group relationships: Unification Church
Generic synonyms: Religious Person



Definition of Moonie

1. n. The European goldcrest.

Definition of Moonie

1. Noun. (informal) A member of the Unification Church; a follower of its founder Sun Myung Moon(reference-book last =World Book Encyclopedia authorlink =w:World Book Encyclopedia title =The World Book Dictionary: L-Z publisher =World Book, Inc year =2002 pages =1348 isbn = 0716602997)(reference-book last =Editors of Webster's II Dictionaries title =Webster's II New College Dictionary publisher =Houghton Mifflin Harcourt year =1999 pages =711 isbn = 0395962145) ¹

2. Noun. (informal) A person who shows exceptional enthusiasm for a cause or organization, a zealot.(reference-book last =Partridge first =Eric coauthors = Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor title =The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: J-Z publisher =TF-ROUTL year =2005 pages =1319 isbn = 978-0415259385)(reference-book last =Dalzell first =Tom coauthors =Terry Victor title =The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English publisher =Routledge year =2007 pages =439 isbn = 0415212596)(reference-book last =Dalzell first =Tom title =The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English publisher =Routledge year =2008 pages =671 isbn =0415371821 ) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Moonie

1. The European goldcrest. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moonie

moonets
mooneye
mooneyes
moonface
moonfaced
moonfaces
moonfish
moonfishes
moonflower
moonflowers
moong
moongazing
moonglade
moonglades
moongs
moonie (current term)
moonier
moonies
mooniest
moonily
mooniness
mooninesses
mooning
moonings
moonish
moonishly
moonless
moonlessly
moonlessness
moonlet

Literary usage of Moonie

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1. British Musical Biography: A Dictionary of Musical Artists, Authors and by James Duff Brown, Stephen Samuel Stratton (1897)
"moonie, James Anderson, conductor and composer, was born at Edinburgh in 1853. ... Mr. moonie holds various appointments in the large public schools of ..."

2. Hawick Songs and Song Writers by Robert Murray (1897)
"The miller o' Hawick Mill bred me, And that aw du weel ken; The miller o' Hawick Mill fed me Wi' moonie a kind o' corn. But now the case is altered, ..."

3. The Battersea Series of Standard Reading Books for Boys: Book IV for Standard IV by Evan Daniel (1891)
"The old one was called moonie, and the other Fanny. The former being a rather fierce-looking animal was always chained to a pole, on the top of which was ..."

4. Shetland Pony Stud-book by Shetland Pony Stud-book Society (1906)
"MARES. Williamson, Andrew—(.Continued). 1895. \ moonie II. Foaled May 10, (Dark chestnut, lighter^ mane. (1947) 41 inches. ..."

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