What does Moonshine mean?

Definitions for Moonshineˈmunˌʃaɪn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Moonshine.

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"

  2. moonshine, bootleg, corn liquor(verb)

    whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash

  3. moonshine(verb)

    distill (alcohol) illegally; produce moonshine


  1. moonshine(Noun)

    The light of the moon; moonlight.

  2. 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.

    They watered down the moonshine.

  3. moonshine(Noun)


    He was talking moonshine.

  4. moonshine(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Moonshine(noun)

    the light of the moon

  2. Moonshine(noun)

    hence, show without substance or reality

  3. Moonshine(noun)

    a month

  4. Moonshine(noun)

    a preparation of eggs for food

  5. Moonshine(adj)



  1. Moonshine

    Moonshine, white lightning, mountain dew, hooch, or Tennessee white whiskey is a high-proof distilled spirit, generally produced illicitly. The word is believed to derive from the term "moonrakers" used for early English smugglers and the clandestine nature of the operations of illegal Appalachian distillers who produced and distributed whiskey.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Moonshine in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Moonshine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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