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moonish

[ moo-nish ]
/ ˈmu nɪʃ /
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adjective
capricious; inconstant.
fully round or plump.
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Origin of moonish

First recorded in 1375–1425, moonish is from the late Middle English word monish.See moon, -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM moonish

moon·ish·ly, adverb
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How to use moonish in a sentence

  • When the sound had passed, his face again grew blank and moonish and he stepped within.

    The Judge|Rebecca West
  • Wells treated the moon  as a globe, like our own; bringing forth monsters as moonish as we are earthy.

  • “The surest thing you know,” he said with a rather moonish smile.

    The Prairie Mother|Arthur Stringer
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