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synonyms for spoony

  • amorous
  • arch
  • come-hither
  • come-on
  • coquettish
  • coy
  • dallying
  • enticing
  • flirty
  • libidinous
  • sportive

antonyms for spoony

MOST RELEVANT
  • cool
  • modest
  • shy
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How to use spoony in a sentence

Let me add, however, that he was as far as possible from being a "spoony."
CAPTAINS OF INDUSTRYJAMES PARTON
Of course spoony people ought to talk about spring, and how perfectly lovely everything is.
LOVE IN A CLOUDARLO BATES
The sight of my own little Bill's satchel gives me a turn, and makes me feel spoony to this day.
GIRLHOOD AND WOMANHOODSARAH TYTLER
Say, when you fellows get over being spoony, come out and have some fun, he added closing the door.
FOR THE HONOR OF RANDALLLESTER CHADWICK
With a smile he added: "Now, don't get too spoony when he comes, or else Ken will have no head for business."
THE MASKARTHUR HORNBLOW
He began to be jealous of the judge, and the professor too, and absolutely to hate the spoony youth.
THE GIANT'S ROBEF. ANSTEY
Mrs. Temple was caught with her arms round the doctor's neck, and she blushed like a spoony girl.
EXCUSE ME!RUPERT HUGHES
But take a friend's advice, and don't get spoony on a girl so very much older than yourself.
ON THE LIGHTSHIPHERMAN KNICKERBOCKER VIEL
And I was so proud of my own strength; so sure that I should never be missish, and spoony, and sentimental!
FRAMLEY PARSONAGEANTHONY TROLLOPE
Any young man can get spoony on any girl if he sees enough of her.
THE QUAINT COMPANIONSLEONARD MERRICK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPOONY

  • amorous
  • arch
  • come-hither
  • come-on
  • coquettish
  • coy
  • dallying
  • enticing
  • flirty
  • libidinous
  • spoony
  • sportive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.