Definition of mooncalf in English:

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mooncalf

Pronunciation: /ˈmuːnkɑːf/

noun (plural mooncalves)

archaic
A foolish person.
Example sentences
  • But if Ribisi is famous for any one thing he's done, it's Phoebe's mooncalf brother in Friends.
  • Everybody's laden with guilt, even Hilbert and Wilhelm, who look like utter mooncalves to me.
  • We were mooncalves when it came to Woody Allen.

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