moonward

[ moon-werd ]
/ ˈmun wərd /

adverb

Also moon·wards. toward the moon: turned their eyes moonward.

adjective

directed toward the moon: the moonward flight of the rocket.

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Origin of moonward

First recorded in 1850–55; moon + -ward
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Example sentences from the Web for moonward

  • Beyond the pines the path led me moonward through glades among deciduous trees, no doubt the abodes of elves.

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