Definition of spoony in English:

spoony

Syllabification: spoon·y
Pronunciation: /ˈspo͞onē
 
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informal

adjective (spoonier, spooniest)

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  • 1Sentimentally or foolishly amorous: I was spoony over Miss Talmadge to the point of idolatry
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    • 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.
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    • 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 simple, silly, or foolish person.

Derivatives

spoonily

Pronunciation: /ˈspo͞onəlē/
adverb

spooniness

noun

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