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spoony

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Pronunciation: /ˈspuːni
 
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informal

Definition of spoony in English:

adjective (spoonier, spooniest)

dated
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: priests are bound to be mild and spoony
More 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)

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A silly or foolish person: what the deuce can she find in that spoony of a Pitt Crawley?

Derivatives

spoonily

1
adverb

spooniness

2
noun

Words that rhyme with spoony

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

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