moon

Werewolves love to howl at a full moon. The moon is our planet’s satellite, and it rotates around the earth and reflects light from the sun. Also, “to moon” means to show your rear. The moon is out! Giggle giggle.

The earth has just one moon, but the word moon can mean any natural satellite of any planet. Astronomers have discovered many moons — there are more than 160 in our solar system alone. Poets have been fascinated by the moon for a long time, and "to moon" also means "to act in a dreamy or aimless way." Our months are marked by changes in the moon's phase, and the Proto-Indo-European root means both "moon" and "month."

Primary Meanings of moon

1.
nv
the natural satellite of the Earth
have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake
2.
v
expose one's buttocks to
Full Definitions of moon
1

n the natural satellite of the Earth

“men first stepped on the moon in 1969”
Synonyms:
Moon
Example of:
satellite
any celestial body orbiting around a planet or star

n any natural satellite of a planet

“Jupiter has sixteen moons
Examples:
Triton
the largest moon of Neptune
Type of:
satellite
any celestial body orbiting around a planet or star

n 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”
Type of:
object, physical object
a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

n the period between successive new moons (29.531 days)

Synonyms:
lunar month, lunation, synodic month
Type of:
month
a time unit of approximately 30 days

v have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake

Synonyms:
daydream
Type of:
idle, laze, slug, stagnate
be idle; exist in a changeless situation

v be idle in a listless or dreamy way

Synonyms:
moon around, moon on
Type of:
idle, laze, slug, stagnate
be idle; exist in a changeless situation
2

v expose one's buttocks to

moon the audience”
Type of:
display, exhibit, expose
to show, make visible or apparent

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