moonbeam moonbeam  /ˈmun ˌbim/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a ray of moonlight

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As the pearls heat they will lose their moonbeam lustre, may crack and the wealthy lady will grow frantic.
  2. The Moonbeam the Wind.
  3. At her best, playing warmhearted floozies in Some Like It Hot and Bus Stop, she's like a slightly bruised moonbeam, something fragile and funny and imperiled.

News

  • Washington gardener creates hosta beds with name-inspired motif

    Abiqua Moonbeam is a hosta that grows in Deb McCollum’s Moon Garden. Nearby grows Blue Moon, Moonlight Sonata, and a pulmonaria called Mrs. Moon. “My Moon Garden is in the shape of a crescent moon,” said McCollum while strolling recently in the verdant garden behind her Washington home. “I say that it starts at the Edge of Night and ends at Daybreak.” Both Edge of Night and Daybreak are hostas.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

Quotes

  1. Bert Sugar described Pep as "a moonbeam. You couldn't catch him: Pep was music in the ring. People were rhapsodic over him. He was amazing. He did have 65 knockouts. Most of those people fell down in exhaustion from watching him."
    on Nov 24, 2006 By: Bert Sugar Source: The Sweet Science

  2. "Moonbeam also stands for not being the insider," said Mr. Brown. "But standing apart and marching to my own drummer. And I've done that."
    on Mar 6, 2010 By: Jerry Brown Source: New York Times

  3. "This ladies and gentlemen is a moonbeam from the larger lunacy," Mr Abbott told more than 700 party faithful.
    on Apr 16, 2010 By: Tony Abbott Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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