Moonie
Moonie Moo"nie (m[=oo]"n[=e]), prop. n. [from Sun Myun Moon, Korean evangelist and founder.] A member of the Unification Church, founded by Sun Myun Moon. [informal & contemptuous.] [PJC]

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  • Moonie — ist die Bezeichnung für: einen Ort in Australien; siehe Moonie (Queensland) einen Highway in Australien; siehe Moonie (Highway) eine britische Band; siehe The Moonies eine deutsche Band; siehe Super Moonies Bezeichnung für Angehörige der Moon… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • moonie — moo nie (m[=oo] n[=e]), n. (Zo[ o]l.) The European goldcrest. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moonie — 1974, a member of the Unification Church, headed by Sun Myung Moon …   Etymology dictionary

  • Moonie — [mo͞on′ē] n. popular name forpopularly a follower of Sun Myung Moon (1920 ), Korean evangelist and founder of the Unification Church …   English World dictionary

  • Moonie — For other uses, see Moonie (disambiguation). Moonie is a nickname sometimes used to refer to members of the Unification Church. This is derived from the name of the church s founder Sun Myung Moon,[1] and was first used in 1974 by the American… …   Wikipedia

  • Moonie — /mooh nee/, n. a member or follower of the Unification Church. [1970 75; Sun Myung MOON + IE, with pun on MOONY] * * * ▪ Queensland, Australia       settlement, southeastern Queensland, Australia. Located in a sheep grazing district, Moonie is… …   Universalium

  • Moonie — UK [ˈmuːnɪ] / US [ˈmunɪ] noun [countable] Word forms Moonie : singular Moonie plural Moonies informal a member of the Unification Church. Some members of the church may consider this word offensive …   English dictionary

  • moonie — Kinglet King let, n. 1. A little king; a weak or insignificant king. Carlyle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small singing birds of the genus {Regulus} and family {Sylviid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: The golden crowned… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moonie — Moony Moon y, prop. n. A follower of the Rev. Sun Myun Moon; a member of the Unification Church; often considered disparaging. [Also spelled {Moonie}.] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moonie — public display of the buttocks: We were horrified when she flashed a moonie …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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