Spoonily \Spoon"i*ly\ (-[i^]*l[y^]), adv. In a spoony manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • spoonily — ˈspünəlē adverb : in a spoony manner how spoonily I had managed my good fortune G.J.Whyte Melville …   Useful english dictionary

  • spoonily — adverb In a spoony way …   Wiktionary

  • spoonily — spoon·i·ly …   English syllables

  • spoony — spoonily, adv. spooniness, n. /spooh nee/, adj., spoonier, spooniest. Informal. 1. foolishly or sentimentally amorous. 2. foolish; silly. [1805 15; SPOON + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • spoony — informal adjective (spoonier, spooniest) 1》 dated sentimentally or foolishly amorous. 2》 archaic foolish; silly. noun (plural spoonies) archaic a simple or foolish person. Derivatives spoonily adverb spo …   English new terms dictionary

  • spoony — adj. & n. colloq. archaic adj. (spoonier, spooniest) 1 (often foll. by on) sentimental, amorous. 2 foolish, silly. n. (pl. ies) a simpleton. Derivatives: spoonily adv. spooniness n …   Useful english dictionary

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