Definition of Moonish

1. a. Like the moon; variable.



Definition of Moonish

1. Adjective. influenced by the moon ¹

2. Adjective. capricious (compare lunatic) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moonish

1. fickle [adj] - See also: fickle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moonish

moonflowers
moong
moongazing
moonglade
moonglades
moongs
moonie
moonier
moonies
mooniest
moonily
mooniness
mooninesses
mooning
moonings
moonish (current term)
moonishly
moonless
moonlessly
moonlessness
moonlet
moonlets
moonlight
moonlighted
moonlighter
moonlighters
moonlighting
moonlights
moonlike
moonling

Literary usage of Moonish

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1. Hamlet, and As You Like it: A Specimen of a New Edition of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare, Thomas Caldecott, William Crowe, John Murray (1819)
"He was to imagine me his love, his mistress; and I set him every day to woo me : At which time would I, being but a moonish youth,* grieve, be effeminate, ..."

2. The Practical Teacher by Joseph Hughes (1885)
"Point out and explain the force of the adjective suffixes in the following :— At which time would I, being but a moonish youth, grieve, be effeminate, ..."

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