Definition of Moony

1. Adjective. Lighted by moonlight. "The moonlit landscape"

Exact synonyms: Moonlit
Antonyms: Moonless
Derivative terms: Moon



2. Adjective. Dreamy in mood or nature. "A woolgathering moment"
Exact synonyms: Dreamy, Woolgathering
Similar to: Inattentive
Derivative terms: Dream, Dream, Dreaminess

Definition of Moony

1. a. Of or pertaining to the moon.

Definition of Moony

1. Adjective. Resembling the moon. ¹

2. Adjective. Moonlit. ¹

3. Adjective. Absent-minded. ¹

4. Noun. The act of mooning. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moony

1. resembling the moon [adj MOONIER, MOONIEST]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Moony

moonstones
moonstricken
moonstruck
moonwake
moonwalk
moonwalked
moonwalker
moonwalkers
moonwalking
moonwalks
moonward
moonwards
moonwise
moonwort
moonworts
moony (current term)
moop
mooped
mooping
moops
moor
moor-bird
moor berry
moor macaque
moorable
moorage
moorages
moorball
moorband

Literary usage of Moony

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Spectator by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1830)
"^Vith such return'd triumphant from the war, Her maids with cries attend the lofty car : They clash with manly force their moony shields ; With ..."

2. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"... A glorious train, and Isis at their head: Her moony horns were on her forehead plac'd, And yellow sheaves her shining temples grac'd : A miter, ..."

3. The Lusiad: Or, The Discovery of India: an Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, William Julius Mickle (1809)
"... black frowning as a castle wall, The high-tower'd stern, the lordly nodding prore, And the broad standard slowly waving o'er The anchor's moony fangs. ..."

4. The Log of the Snark by Charmian London (1915)
"moony gleam of the sandy bottom, broken with grey fanciful shapes of branching coral. A low groan and growl from the outer surf came across the palmy strand ..."

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