(noun, verb)


1. the natural satellite of the Earth

- the average distance to the Moon is 384,400 kilometers

- men first stepped on the moon in 1969

Definition categories: object

2. any object resembling a moon

- he made a moon lamp that he used as a night light

- the clock had a moon that showed various phases

Definition categories: object

3. the period between successive new moons (29.531 days)

Similar word(s): lunation

Definition categories: time, month

4. the light of the Moon

- moonlight is the smuggler's enemy

- the Moon was bright enough to read by

Similar word(s): moonlight, moonshine

Definition categories: phenomenon, light

5. United States religious leader (born in Korea) who founded the Unification Church in 1954; was found guilty of conspiracy to evade taxes (born in 1920)

Definition categories: person

6. any natural satellite of a planet

- Jupiter has sixteen moons

Definition categories: object, satellite


1. have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake

Similar word(s): daydream

Definition categories: social, idle, laze, slug, stagnate

2. be idle in a listless or dreamy way

Definition categories: social, idle, laze, slug, stagnate

3. expose one's buttocks to

- moon the audience

Definition categories: perception, display, exhibit, expose

Sentences with moon as a verb:

- Sarah mooned over Sam's photograph for months.

- You've been mooning after her forever, why not just ask her out?