moody, adj. 1. gloomy, unhappy, down in the dumps, down in the mouth, in the doldrums; out of sorts, Both Inf. off feed, off one's feed; downcast, crestfallen, chapfallen, discouraged, heavy-hearted, down-hearted, miserable; cheerless, glum, dour, lugubrious; grim, frowning, sullen, sulky; morose, splenetic, saturnine, mopish, dismal, melancholy, dispirited, sad, desolate; disheartened, comfortless, disconsolate, doleful, atrabilious.
2. temperamental, irritable, ill-humored, snappish, snappy, huffish, huffy, curt, short, impatient; piqued, in a pique, in a fume, Inf. in a stew; touchy, testy, thinskinned, waspish, peevish, petulant; irascible, choleric, ill-tempered; crabby, crabbed, cranky, grouchy, grumpy, cantankerous, crotchety, crusty; hurt, wounded, injured, sore, offended, indignant; angry, irate, in high dudgeon, worked up.
3. capricious, impulsive, fickle, skittish, inconstant, moonish, changeable, changeful, variable, faddish; flighty, mercurial, volatile, unsteady, unstable; fitful, erratic, irregular, spasmodic, uneven; irresolute, uncertain, indecisive, undecided, vacillating, wavering, infirm of purpose.
moon n. 1. satellite, secondary planet, celestial body, Archaic, lamp.
2. new moon, increscent moon, waxing moon, decrescent moon, waning moon, old moon; crescent, lune, meniscus, half-moon, demilune; full moon, hunter's moon, harvest moon; disk, orb, sphere, globe, ball.
3. month, lunation, lunar month.
4. once in a blue moon rarely, seldom, not very often, hardly ever.
-v. 5. Informal, daydream, dream, fantasize, imagine, indulge in reverie, gaze or look out the window, stargaze, go off into one's own world; mope, pine, languish, brook; fret, sulk, pout.
6. Informal. (all of time) waste, squander, fritter, spend idly, pass, SI. blow.
moonlight, n. 1. moonshine, Fr. clair de lune, moonbeams, Fr. rayons de lune.
-v. 2. Informal, work two jobs, work nights.
moon-shaped, adj. crescent, crescentic, crescentshaped, demilune, half-moon, meniscoid; lunate, lunar, lunular, lunulate, luniform; sickle-shaped, falcate, falciform, bicorn; semiglobular, hemispheric; curved, bow-shaped, convexo-concave, semicircular.
moonshine, n. 1. U.S. Informal. U.S. bootleg, SI. hootch, smuggled or contraband whiskey, Fr. alcool de contraband; homemade whiskey, corn whiskey.
2. moonlight, Fr. clair de lune, moonbeams, Fr. rayons de lune.
3. nonsense, SI. hot air, humbug, claptrap, rodomontade, fustian, bombast, rant; idle or foolish talk. Inf. gab, SI. gas, palaver, chatter, chit-chat, jabber, prate; jargon, gobbledegook, Jabberwocky, gibberish, babble, Fr. bavardage, twaddle, Brit, twattle, blather, drivel; foam, froth, bunkum, SI. bunk, U.S. SI. blah; flummery, Inf. hokum, SI. applesauce, SI. eyewash; rubbish, SI. tripe, refuse, Dial, culch, chaff, trash, Inf. garbage, SI. crap, SI. crock, SI. bull; balderdash, SI. horsefeathers, hogwash, stuff, stuff and nonsense, Inf. bosh, Brit. Inf. gammon, Brit. SI. tosh; fudge, foolishness, folly, rigmarole, amphigory; footle, Inf. malarkey, SI. bushwa, SI. baloney, SI. bilge or bilge water, SI. meshugaas, Scot. and North Eng. haver; poppycock, Inf. fiddle-faddle, Inf. piffle, Inf. hooey, Inf. kibosh, Inf. flapdoodle.
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