moony

[moo-nee]
adjective, moonier, mooniest.
1.
dreamy, listless, or silly.
2.
pertaining to or characteristic of the moon.

Origin:
1580–90; moon + -y1

moonily, adverb
mooniness, noun
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moony (ˈmuːnɪ)
 
adj , moonier, mooniest
1.  informal dreamy or listless
2.  of or like the moon
3.  slang (Brit) crazy or foolish
 
'moonily
 
adv
 
'mooniness
 
n

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moony
1580s, "like the moon;" 1888, "dreamy, listless," from moon (n.) + -y (2). Cf. moon (v.).
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Example sentences
He'd get kind of moony at dinner about all the great weird stuff he did when he was in high school.
It was a ritual transformation of private toil into public magic-or of matter into spirit, if one wanted to be moony about it.
It seems that this mournful-moony romantic is dotting the seven seas with his remorse.
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