mooner


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mooner

1. Someone who passes time in a languid, distracted, or aimless manner, half lost in contemplative thought but without a particular purpose; a day dreamer. I used to be worried that she was nothing more than a mooner with her head stuck in the clouds, but she proved to be one of the most intellectually advanced students this university has ever had. I spent a lot of my early teenage years as an angsty mooner, listening to melancholy indie music and musing over the nature of the world.
2. Someone who exposes their buttocks to others, typically as a prank (a practice called "mooning"). As the bus sped past us, a number of mooners stuck their rumps out the windows for us to see.

mooner

1. n. a drunkard. (From moonshine.) This old mooner from up in the hills wandered into town last Friday and died in the town square.
2. n. an idler who does nothing better than stare at the moon. He’s sort of a mooner. No direction and no goals in life.
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In a tripartite memorial to a pair of dead cats (Storehouse, Mooner, and Ougi, all 1990), Kelley articulated (but barely) a commentary on emotional displacement and cultural inadequacy that in the immediately preceding era of cold steel and hard cash would have been laughed out of the gallery.
One thing that puzzled many observers is that Welsh mooner Matthew Maloney, 20, was threatened with 12 months' imprisonment for showing his backside, while breast-baring 18-year-old Jemma-Anne Gunning only merited eight months' detention - a comparative bargain at four months per breast.
Let's see what can be done with their names: SCOTTY ta1 = otocyst SCOTTY ta2 = boycotts, cryostat, otocysts MOORE tp = Romeo MOORE ta1 = boomer, mooner, moored, morose, roomie MOORE ta2 = bedroom, boredom, doormen, groomed, hormone, promote SCOTTY MOORE ta5 = cytophotometries SCOTTY MOORE ta6 = spectrophotometry BILL ta1 = billy, brill, libel BILL ta2 = billet, billow, glibly, liable BLACK ta1 = blacks BLACK ta2 = backlit, backlog, becloak, layback BILL BLACK ta3 = blackballing FONTANA ta1 = nonfatal FONTAN A ta3 = nonfactual FLOYD ta1 = fondly FLOYD ta2 = dropfly, twyfold CRAMER ta1 = charmer, creamer, marcher CRAMER ta2 = carmaker, creamery, screamer
If David proves popular in EastEnders - as expected - he's hoping to turn Eddie into a regular returning character."I'll be an occasional Mooner," he laughs.
We used the BMT "Mooner" tool for loading clips and found it performed superbly.
The Perth boss said: "Mooner looks to me like a young Jody Morris and he will be an integral part of our team.
For using clips two accessory items are just about indispensable, a mooner for easily loading cartridges into clips and a de-mooner for removing fired brass from the clips.
Mooner 4.15 Nad Al Sheba Hasn't won for us yet after twice featuring here, but finally gets a decent draw following creditable effort from wide latest.
The pompous mooner complained: 'I am a public school educated university student, not a lout.' Ah yes, of course, only the working classes are louts.
Mooner goes throughthesame operationandhopefully we'll have him back early next season.
Doug Watson's Dynamic Saint came out on top under Richard Mullen in a wide-open 1m2f handicap on the dirt, denying Ted Durcan on Mooner in a driving finish.
He stayed at home along with Peaso and Mooner rather than travelling to Belfast with the squad.
Mooner 5.50 Nad Al Sheba Top-class dirt performer makes swift reappearance after staying on over inadequate trip last week after long break.