Hardy, Oliver Hardy(noun)
United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)
Hardy, Thomas Hardy(adj)
English novelist and poet (1840-1928)
hardy, stalwart, stout, sturdy(adj)
having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
"hardy explorers of northern Canada"; "proud of her tall stalwart son"; "stout seamen"; "sturdy young athletes"
able to survive under unfavorable weather conditions
"strawberries are hardy and easy to grow"; "camels are tough and hardy creatures"
audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing(adj)
invulnerable to fear or intimidation
"audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers"
A blacksmith's fuller or chisel, having a square shank for insertion into a square hole in an anvil, called the hardy hole.
Having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships. A hardy plant is one that can withstand the extremes of climate, such as frost.
For example when a pirate says: "Yarr, me hardies", It's the plural and refers to his hardy crew.
, originally a nickname for a hardy person.
Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), English novelist and poet.
transferred from the surname.
bold; brave; stout; daring; resolu?e; intrepid
confident; full of assurance; in a bad sense, morally hardened; shameless
strong; firm; compact
inured to fatigue or hardships; strong; capable of endurance; as, a hardy veteran; a hardy mariner
able to withstand the cold of winter
a blacksmith's fuller or chisel, having a square shank for insertion into a square hole in an anvil, called the hardy hole
Origin: [F. hardi, p. p. fr. OF. hardir to make bold; of German origin, cf. OHG. hertan to harden, G. hrten. See Hard, a.]
Hardy is a city in Sharp and Fulton counties in the U.S. state of Arkansas. The population was 772 at the 2010 census.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
härd′i, adj. daring, brave, resolute: confident: impudent: able to bear cold, exposure, or fatigue.—ns. Hard′ihood, Hard′iness, Hard′iment (arch.).—adv. Hard′ily. [O. Fr. hardi—Old High Ger. hartjan, to make hard.]
The numerical value of Hardy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Hardy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Thank God, I have done my duty. Kiss me, Hardy.
Ed Hardy called . . . he wants his clothes back!
In our studies, 60% of those 95 years and above are living in the community. They are not necessarily healthy but they are a hardy people.
It's hardy. It lives in dark corners. It's resilient, while individual communities may have their own plans, there's no coordinated planning at this point, and we think that needs to happen.
But wherefore thou alone Wherefore with theeCame not all hell broke loose Is pain to themLess pain, less to be fled, or thou than theyLess hardy to endure Courageous chief,The first in flight from pain, hadst thou allegedTo thy deserted host this cause of flight,Thou surely hadst not come sole fugitive.
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- hårdfør, modstandsdygtigDanish
- abgehärtet, widerstandsfähigGerman
- kylmänkestävä, sitkeäFinnish
- robuste, rustiqueFrench
- cróganta, cróga, crógachIrish
- fulangach, tapaidhScottish Gaelic
- resistente, robustoItalian
- 頑丈, 頑強, ハーディJapanese
- выно́сливый, закалённый, сто́йкий, морозоусто́йчивыйRussian
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