Definition of moony in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmo͞onē/

adjective (moonier, mooniest)

Dreamy and unaware of one’s surroundings, for example because one is in love: she’s not drunk, but still smiling in the same moony way little girls go moony over horses
More example sentences
  • I look around the crowd during Forever Lost - almost everyone is singing their heart out, and those who aren't are cuddling the person next to them and beaming like moony Cheshire cats.
  • 'And,’ he casts moony eyes at he, ‘once I met Stacey, it was easy.’
  • There are a couple of females who always get moony when they hear that.

Words that rhyme with moony

cartoony, lacunae, loony, Moonie, Nguni, puny, Rooney, spoony, uni

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Syllabification: moon·y

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