HyperDic: loon

English > 3 senses of the word loon:
NOUNperson loona worthless lazy fellow
animalloon, diverlarge somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back
person loon, addle-head, addlehead, birdbraina person with confused ideas
loon > pronunciation
Soundsluw'n
Rhymesafternoon ... Witherspoon: 64 rhymes with uwn...
English > loon: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA worthless lazy fellow.
Broaderidler, loafer, do-nothing, layabout, bumperson who does no work
Spanishvago
English > loon: 3 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaninglarge somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back; related to the grebes.
Synonymdiver
Member ofGavia, genus Gaviatype genus of the Gavidae
Broadergaviiform seabirdseabirds of the order Gaviiformes
Spanishcolimbo, gavia
Catalangaviforme
English > loon: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought.
Synonymsaddle-head, addlehead, birdbrain
Broadermisfitsomeone unable to adapt to their circumstances
Spanishcabeza de chorlito, casquivano
Adjectivesloonyinformal or slang terms for mentally irregular

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