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American English: /mun/
British English: /muːn/

Translation of moon in Spanish:


  • new/full moon
    luna nueva/llena
    by the light of the moon the Man in the Moon
    el duendecillo que vive en la luna (en los cuentos infantiles anglosajones)
    to land on the moon the dark side of the moon
    la cara oscura de la luna
    many moons ago
    hace muchas lunas
    hace mucho tiempo
    once in a blue moon
    muy de vez en cuando
    de Pascuas a Ramos
    de higos a peras or brevas
    cada muerte de obispo (Río de la Plata)
    to be over the moon (esp British)
    estar como unas Pascuas or loco de contento
    he was over the moon when he heard
    se puso como unas Pascuas or loco de contento cuando se enteró
    to promise the moon
    Example sentences
    • If you calculate back a billion and a half years ago, the moon would have been in direct contact with the earth.
    • The moon came up four hours ago, huge and the colour of a malfunctioning striplight on an office ceiling.
    • Eclipses of the sun and the moon occur every six months.

intransitive verb

  • 1 (dream) she spent the whole day mooning in her room
    se pasó el día en su habitación pensando en las musarañas
    they moon around or about the streets all day
    se pasan el día vagando or deambulando por las calles
    to moon over somebody
    soñar con alguien
    Example sentences
    • She is still mooning about in that motel room, but she does that you know.
    • His talent at piloting was uncanny and he had spent his time mooning about the docks, watching the skimmers.
    • And yep, you got it right, up till now, he was still mooning around because of Sandara.
  • 2 (expose one's buttocks) [slang]
    mostrar or enseñar el trasero [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • They're swinging about like monkeys, roaring up and down the aisles and I was even mooned at once.
    • We do not like some of the things they do, especially those things that break the law or insult Greek sensitivities, such as mooning.
    • Who could cry when Noah and Todd managed to moon the entire crowd when they went up to receive their diplomas?
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