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Meaning of LOON

Pronunciation:  loon

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  large somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back; related to the grebes
  2. [n]  a worthless lazy fellow
  3. [n]  a person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought
 

LOON is a 4 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: addle-head, birdbrain, diver
 
 See Also: bum, do-nothing, Gavia, gaviiform seabird, genus Gavia, idler, layabout, loafer, misfit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Loon\, n. [Scot. loun, lown, loon; akin to OD. loen a
    stupid man; prob. for an older lown, and akin to E. lame.]
    A sorry fellow; a worthless person; a rogue.
    
    
  2. \Loon\, n. [For older loom, Icel. l?mr; akin to Dan. & Sw.
    lom.] (Zo["o]l.)
    Any one of several aquatic, wed-footed, northern birds of the
    genus {Urinator} (formerly {Colymbus}), noted for their
    expertness in diving and swimming under water. The common
    loon, or great northern diver ({Urinator imber}, or {Colymbus
    torquatus}), and the red-throated loon or diver ({U.
    septentrionalis}), are the best known species. See {Diver}.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a loon in your dream, suggests that you have the ability to dig deep and bring up unconscious wisdom. You are looking within yourself for answers. It is time for self-exploration, self-reflection and introspection. You need to get tot he bottom of some situation. The dream may also be a metaphor for someone who is "loony" or crazy.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aliene, bedlamite, block, Boeotian, borderline case, clod, crackbrain, crackpot, dement, demoniac, dimwit, dolt, donkey, dope, dullard, dumb cluck, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, energumen, fanatic, flake, fou, gowk, idiot, jobbernowl, kook, lackwit, lamebrain, lightweight, looby, loony, lunatic, madman, maniac, meshuggenah, niais, nincompoop, ninny, ninnyhammer, nitwit, noddy, non compos, noncompos, nut, phrenetic, put, raving lunatic, screwball, stupid, thickwit, weirdo, witling
 

 

 

 

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