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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"I just look upon the Mull mooners as a bit of fun and really good support."
Kevin De Bruyne scored one and set up a second for Kelechi Iheanacho with just 35 minutes gone to have 3,000 Blue Mooners dreaming of another 'Sick Swan', as City's 6-1 win at Old Trafford is remembered.
Kevin de Bruyne scored one and set up a second for Kelechi Iheanacho with just 36 minutes on the clock to have 3,000 travelling Blue Mooners dreaming about another 'Sick Swan' as the 6-1 City win at Old Trafford is remembered.
Skipper Byrne takes a year to earn what Blue Mooners Carlos Tevez and Robinho trouser in a week, a reflection on the financial chasm which divides the two clubs, even if they are separated by only 35 rungs on the League ladder.
Each parodies the field guide, the former identifying subspecies of flaneurs, badauds, and musards in Paris, the latter noting London's distinct categories of idlers, mooners and loungers.
The Sienna Spa has created the perfect spa package for Baby mooners: Their one-hour, pounds 55 New Life Massage is the ideal treatment for mums-to-be and uses sweet and delicate ingredients.
Despite a largely excellent season, during which United were beaten twice and their team were challenging for a Champions League spot until a mid-season slump, the Blue Mooners look certain to endure another summer of transition.
More important than the attendance figures at this festival, however, was the awareness and exchange of ideas sparked by the core group of "Harvest Mooners." September, 2001, marked not only the birth of the Harvest Moon Festival but also the formation of a fairly radical new group, the Harvest Moon Society.
Question: How did you get this gig on "The Honey- mooners?"
Mooners and streakers get full coverage when they appear at sports events, and the public thinks this is funny entertainment.
And, with the combative Danny Tiatto still banned, the Blue Mooners may be denied even the consolation of a victory over the Red enemy.
But they were only able to seize equipment from the main music system - leaving numerous speakers and amplifiers around the site to allow the Midday Mooners event to continue.
Every month the "Full Mooners" gather for a potluck or sail over to the Quay for dinner, then head out to the sheer magic of a two- or three-hour night sail where moonbeams dance like diamonds on the black waters.