Translation of moon in Spanish:


luna, n.

Pronunciation /mun//muːn/


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    luna feminine
    new/full moon luna nueva/llena
    • by the light of the moon a la luz de la luna
    • to land on the moon alunizar
    • the dark side of the moon la cara oscura de la luna
    • many moons ago hace muchas lunas
    • The waxing Moon was three-quarters full and too high and too far to the south to shine into the kitchen.
    • Gravity pulls the Earth around the Sun, and the Moon around the Earth, and it causes tides.
    • The night was freezing cold, and the full moon was shining through the window.
    • The moon came up four hours ago, huge and the colour of a malfunctioning striplight on an office ceiling.
    • He looked to the sky, seeing a pale full moon visible behind a patch of clouds.
    • At the top of the page was a sketch of the phases the moon went through each month.
    • Jews count the months by the moon; western civilization patterns its calendar after the sun.
    • Eclipses of the sun and the moon occur every six months.
    • The Sun is in fact very much larger than the Moon, but it is also very much further away.
    • I look out over the docks again and watch the bright moon in the sky.
    • There was no sign of the Moon but the odd star managed to look down through gaps in the belts of cloud.
    • The 15th day of the eighth month, when the moon is round and clear, is the middle of autumn.
    • It also gives a method to determine longitude based on eclipses of the Moon.
    • The stars are there and of course with the naked eye the Moon is also often visible.
    • If you calculate back a billion and a half years ago, the moon would have been in direct contact with the earth.
    • The Moon is the Earth's only natural satellite.
    • Finally, the moon has been judged to be the cause of madness, the term ‘lunacy’ deriving from the Latin luna, meaning moon.
    • The nation is remembering the moment a human being first set foot on the moon 35 years ago.
    • The force exerted by the Moon on the Earth is having a similar effect on the Earth's rotation.
    • We sat there talking under the stars until the Moon slipped beneath the circle of trees.

intransitive verb

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    she spent the whole day mooning in her room se pasó el día en su habitación pensando en las musarañas
    • they moon around / about the streets all day se pasan el día vagando / deambulando por las calles
    • to moon over sb soñar con algn
    • I spent at least a year mooning around before Darren had told me to snap out of it.
    • And yep, you got it right, up till now, he was still mooning around because of Sandara.
    • And she's mooning around with old love-letters instead of putting herself to good use.
    • She is still mooning about in that motel room, but she does that you know.
    • His talent at piloting was uncanny and he had spent his time mooning about the docks, watching the skimmers.
  • 2slang

    (expose one's buttocks)
    mostrar el trasero informal
    enseñar el trasero informal
    • We do not like some of the things they do, especially those things that break the law or insult Greek sensitivities, such as mooning.
    • I don't think they should throw him out of baseball, but he does deserve to get booed and mooned.
    • He famously mooned a referee, threw a shoe at a baseline judge who kept calling foot faults and changed both his shirt and his shorts on court during a match.
    • You may remember two or three years ago Howard he his pants down and mooned the camera and the audience.
    • Of course, some people point out that this idea is coming from a mayor who has a habit of mooning crowds at speaking engagements, frequently dresses up in a giant carrot suit and got married on top of an elephant.
    • He was touring 300 nights of the year, playing these wild shows: getting drunk, mooning the audience and shooting guns.
    • Last time she was here, she says, she and her guitarist, Evan Taubenfeld, dropped their trousers on the ride and mooned the people in the car behind them.
    • The baby photos are cute, but it's the snap of the foursome cheekily mooning that gets the biggest reaction.
    • Who could cry when Noah and Todd managed to moon the entire crowd when they went up to receive their diplomas?
    • On Nov.4, Valleyfield police reported that a 19-year-old boy at a party in a mall parking lot had approached their car and mooned them.
    • Of particular note was the girl who cartwheeled onto stage, promptly mooned the audience, and then pinwheeled her arms in a dancing frenzy for the remainder of the set.
    • This is the same man that mooned a judge in court just a few weeks ago.
    • They're swinging about like monkeys, roaring up and down the aisles and I was even mooned at once.
    • No, my real issue with them is that I am tired of getting inadvertently mooned by complete strangers.