moonshiny

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

moonshine +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

moonshiny ‎(comparative more moonshiny, superlative most moonshiny)

  1. (obsolete) moonlit; lit by moonlight
  2. (dated, colloquial) crazy; nonsensical; ludicrous
    • 1853, Broomhill: Or, The County Beauties (page 7)
      Canvassing it was like fishing for salmon: you might throw out anything in the shape of a fly, the most gaudy, the most moonshiny, the most unlife-like and unrealizable thing that could be fastened upon a hook []