The young fellow was delighted—conceited—triumphant—and in one word, a spoony.
Let me add, however, that he was as far as possible from being a "spoony."
But take a friend's advice, and don't get spoony on a girl so very much older than yourself.
Any young man can get spoony on any girl if he sees enough of her.
All I can say is, if I were as spoony as you are, on that girl, I'd have learned all about her long ago.
"Yes, yes, the craythur's doin' somethin' in the spoony line," said Kisseck.
Do you mean to say, Bark Lingall, that you will desert me, and go off with that spoony of an officer?
His Nibs skedaddled yesterday per jack-rabbit line with all the coin in the kitty and the bundle of muslin he's spoony about.
And I was so proud of my own strength; so sure that I should never be missish, and spoony, and sentimental!
The young fellow was delighted—conceited—triumphant—and, in one word, a spoony.
Frightened, startled; in a panic (1937+)