how to pronounce moon

/ˈmun/

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moon is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of moon in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the people who hack the moon so what do …”

meanings of moon

verb:

  1. (usually followed by over or after) To fuss over something adoringly; to be infatuated with someone.
  2. To spend time idly, absent-mindedly.
  3. To expose to the rays of the Moon.
  4. To adorn with moons or crescents.
  5. Of a coin or token: to rise in price rapidly.
  6. To display one's buttocks to, typically as a jest, insult, or protest.
  7. To shoot the moon.

noun:

  1. The eighteenth trump/major arcana card of the Tarot.
  2. The thirty-second Lenormand card.
  3. In hearts, the action of taking all the point cards in one hand.
  4. Any natural satellite of a planet.
  5. A month, particularly a lunar month.
  6. A crescent-like outwork in a fortification.

name:

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Moon; the Earth's only permanent natural satellite.
  2. A personification of the moon.
  3. A surname​.
  4. The 54th sura (chapter) of the Qur'an.
  5. The Earth's moon; the sole natural satellite of the Earth, represented in astronomy and astrology by ☾.

words with pronunciation similar to moon

mooddunemenrunemoonsmunloonmovemeangoon

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