WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
moon•shine /ˈmunˌʃaɪn/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Informal Termssmuggled or illegally produced liquor.
  2. empty or foolish talk;
    nonsense.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
moon•shine  (mo̅o̅nshīn′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Informal Termssmuggled or illicitly distilled liquor, esp. corn liquor as illicitly distilled chiefly in rural areas of the southern U.S.
  2. empty or foolish talk, ideas, etc.;
    nonsense.
  3. the light of the moon;
    moonlight.
  • late Middle English: moonlight. See moon, shine 1375–1425


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

moonshine /ˈmuːnˌʃaɪn/ n
  1. another word for moonlight
  2. US Canadian illegally distilled or smuggled whisky or other spirit
  3. foolish talk or thought



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