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Moonie

[moo-nee] /ˈmu ni/
noun
1.
a member or follower of the Unification Church.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; Sun Myung Moon + -ie, with pun on moony
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British Dictionary definitions for Moonie

Moonie

/ˈmuːnɪ/
noun (informal)
1.
a member of the Unification Church
2.
(pl) the Moonies, the Unification Church
Word Origin
C20: named after the founder Sun Myung Moon (1920–2012), S Korean industrialist
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Word Origin and History for Moonie
Moonie
1974, a member of the Unification Church, headed by Sun Myung Moon.
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Slang definitions & phrases for Moonie

Moony

noun

A member or disciple of the Unification Church

[fr the name of the leader, Sun Myung Moon]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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