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  1. capricious; inconstant.
  2. 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
Related formsmoon·ish·ly, adverb
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Historical Examples of moonish

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

    The Victorian Age in Literature

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    The Judge

    Rebecca West