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Synonyms for moonshineˈmunˌʃaɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. moonlight, moonshine, Moon(noun)

    the light of the Moon

    "moonlight is the smuggler's enemy"; "the Moon was bright enough to read by"

    moonshine, lunar month, synodic month, corn liquor, lunation, moonlight, bootleg

  2. moonshine, bootleg, corn liquor(verb)

    whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash

    moonshine, corn liquor, moonlight, bootleg

  3. moonshine(verb)

    distill (alcohol) illegally; produce moonshine


  1. moonshine(noun)

    white lightning, corn liquor, bootleg, hooch, moonlight, mountain dew, moon

  2. moonshine(noun)

    The light of the moon; moonlight.

    white lightning, moon, hooch, moonlight, corn liquor, bootleg, mountain dew

  3. moonshine(noun)

    Illegally distilled liquor, so named because much of the manufacturing process often is conducted without artificial light at night when the moon is shining.

    corn liquor, moon, hooch, mountain dew, white lightning, moonlight, bootleg

  4. moonshine(noun)


    mountain dew, corn liquor, bootleg, moon, hooch, moonlight, white lightning

  5. moonshine(noun)

    A branch of pure mathematics relating the monster group to an invariant of elliptic functions; see .

    white lightning, corn liquor, moon, moonlight, hooch, bootleg, mountain dew

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. moonshine(n.)


  2. moonshine(n.)

    nonsense, trash, stuff, twaddle, fudge, flummery, balderdash

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. moonshine

    Tricky liquor

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