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Thursday, February 27, 2003

Definitions for spoony

  1. Foolish; silly; excessively sentimental.
  2. Foolishly or sentimentally in love.

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Citations for spoony
Nevertheless, because we're spoony old things at heart, we like to believe that some showbiz marriages are different. Julie Burchill, The Guardian
So when your fervor cools, you think that this suddenly familiar and lusterless partner couldn't possibly be the one you're destined to be with; otherwise you'd still be all spoony, lovey-dovey and bewitched. John Dufresne, Washington Post
Origin of spoony
1805-1815
Spoony is from the slang term spoon, meaning "a simpleton or a silly person."