This page is about the slang term moon

American English


to expose one's buttocks in order to insult or amuse someone

For example

  • Patrice turned around, dropped his pants, and mooned us. We all agreed he's got a nice ass!

  • Teenage boys think that mooning people is really funny.


This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

If someone moons you, you'll

a. see stars

b. see the moon

c. see their backside
a) see stars b) see the moon c) see their backside

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Contributor: Matt Errey