- foolishly or sentimentally amorous.
- foolish; silly.
Origin of spoony
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Examples from the Web for spoony
Let me add, however, that he was as far as possible from being a "spoony."Captains of Industry
Any young man can get spoony on any girl if he sees enough of her.The Quaint Companions
All I can say is, if I were as spoony as you are, on that girl, I'd have learned all about her long ago.The Tenants of Malory
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
"Yes, yes, the craythur's doin' somethin' in the spoony line," said Kisseck.She's All the World to Me
His Nibs skedaddled yesterday per jack-rabbit line with all the coin in the kitty and the bundle of muslin he's spoony about.Cabbages and Kings
slang, rare, old-fashioned
- foolishly or stupidly amorous
- a fool or silly person, esp one in love
Word Origin and History for spoony
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