What's the difference between i.e. and e.g.?
1812, "foolish;" 1836, "sentimental," from spoon (n.) in sense "silly person" + -y (2).
Amorous; romantic: I guess we got kind of spoony (1836+)
A foolish or silly person: I don't believe a cock-and-bull story like that. Quiz was no spoony (1795+)