[ moon-struhk ]
/ ˈmunˌstrʌk /


mentally deranged, supposedly by the influence of the moon; crazed.
dreamily romantic or bemused.


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Also moon·strick·en [moon-strik-uh n] /ˈmunˌstrɪk ən/.

Origin of moonstruck

First recorded in 1665–75; moon + struck

Words nearby moonstruck Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for moonstruck


moonstricken (ˈmuːnˌstrɪkən)

/ (ˈmuːnˌstrʌk) /


deranged or mad
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