moony moony

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) lighted by moonlight
  2. (adj) dreamy in mood or nature

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Shot nearly two years ago and financed by the now-defunct New Line Cinema, this moony love story connected with female audiences in an unusually crowded marketplace for femme films.
  2. Indeed, the picture could be called Lunacy, since its protagonist's mind drifts between moony and loony.
  3. Add to that, Obama's knack of inspiring political leaders to behave like moony adolescents competing for his attention.

News

  • Hannah Goldfield: Elegant farmhouse cuisine at Narcissa, in the East Village.

    André Balazs, the real-estate developer and hotelier behind the Chateau Marmont and the Standard—with his golden tan and chiselled features, tastefully unbuttoned shirts and glamorous companions—does not look like a man who owns a cow. But there she is: Narcissa, her moony eyes staring . . .
    on March 22, 2014     Source: The New Yorker

Quotes

  1. And Kurt Loder of MTV writes, "'New Moon' is a notable improvement over 'Twilight,'" noting there's "not quite so much moony young-adult yearning (although Lord knows there's enough of it); and there's a little more action."
    on Nov 20, 2009 By: Kurt Loder Source: Huffington Post (blog)

  2. Camille Paglia, writing here, referred to her as "vacuous, sallow, moony, rubbernecked" and, noting that she is the daughter of actress Blythe Danner and late producer/director Bruce Paltrow, called her "a preening, pampered princess who's...
    on Sep 22, 2004 By: Bruce Paltrow Source: guardian.co.uk

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