moon

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
moon

Plural
moons

The moon
  1. The moon is the round white thing in the sky at night. It's like a small planet that goes around the Earth.
    I was able to see the road because there was a full moon that night.
  2. A moon is a thing like a small planet that goes around another planet.
    Galileo saw four moons of Jupiter: Callisto, Europa, Ganymede and Io.


Verb[change]

Plain form
moon

Third-person singular
moons

Past tense
mooned

Past participle
mooned

Present participle
mooning

These people are mooning a crowd
  1. If you moon someone, you show them your bare buttocks.
    Someone in the car pulled down their pants and mooned us as they drove past.


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