- a member or follower of the Unification Church.
Origin of Moonie
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- a member of the Unification Church
- the Moonies (plural) the Unification Church
C20: named after the founder Sun Myung Moon (1920–2012), S Korean industrialist
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Word Origin and History for moonie
1974, a member of the Unification Church, headed by Sun Myung Moon.
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