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spoony Syllabification: spoon·y
Pronunciation: /ˈspo͞onē/

Definition of spoony in English:

adjective (spoonier, spooniest)

1Sentimentally or foolishly amorous: I was spoony over Miss Talmadge to the point of idolatry
More example sentences
  • I don't get spoony on any one more than another, but I must say I'm very spoony on them all.
1.1 archaic Foolish; silly.
Example sentences
  • Some of the questions were understandable, but others were downright spoony.
  • The music is quite good and there were a few spoony, but decent birds dotted about.

noun (plural spoonies)

archaic Back to top  
A simple, silly, or foolish person.


Pronunciation: /ˈspo͞onəlē/

Words that rhyme with spoony

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