What does hardy mean?

Definitions for hardy
ˈhɑr dihardy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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)

  2. Hardy, Thomas Hardy(adj)

    English novelist and poet (1840-1928)

  3. 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"

  4. hardy(adj)

    able to survive under unfavorable weather conditions

    "strawberries are hardy and easy to grow"; "camels are tough and hardy creatures"

  5. audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing(adj)

    invulnerable to fear or intimidation

    "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers"

Wiktionary

  1. hardy(Noun)

    A blacksmith's fuller or chisel, having a square shank for insertion into a square hole in an anvil, called the hardy hole.

  2. hardy(Adjective)

    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.

  3. Hardy(ProperNoun)

    Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), English novelist and poet.

  4. Hardy(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

  5. Hardy(ProperNoun)

    A common surname, originally a nickname for a hardy person.

  6. Hardy(ProperNoun)

    Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet.

  7. Hardy(ProperNoun)

    A male given name transferred from the surname.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hardy(adj)

    bold; brave; stout; daring; resolu?e; intrepid

    Etymology: [F. hardi, p. p. fr. OF. hardir to make bold; of German origin, cf. OHG. hertan to harden, G. hrten. See Hard, a.]

  2. Hardy(adj)

    confident; full of assurance; in a bad sense, morally hardened; shameless

    Etymology: [F. hardi, p. p. fr. OF. hardir to make bold; of German origin, cf. OHG. hertan to harden, G. hrten. See Hard, a.]

  3. Hardy(adj)

    strong; firm; compact

    Etymology: [F. hardi, p. p. fr. OF. hardir to make bold; of German origin, cf. OHG. hertan to harden, G. hrten. See Hard, a.]

  4. Hardy(adj)

    inured to fatigue or hardships; strong; capable of endurance; as, a hardy veteran; a hardy mariner

    Etymology: [F. hardi, p. p. fr. OF. hardir to make bold; of German origin, cf. OHG. hertan to harden, G. hrten. See Hard, a.]

  5. Hardy(adj)

    able to withstand the cold of winter

    Etymology: [F. hardi, p. p. fr. OF. hardir to make bold; of German origin, cf. OHG. hertan to harden, G. hrten. See Hard, a.]

  6. Hardy(noun)

    a blacksmith's fuller or chisel, having a square shank for insertion into a square hole in an anvil, called the hardy hole

    Etymology: [F. hardi, p. p. fr. OF. hardir to make bold; of German origin, cf. OHG. hertan to harden, G. hrten. See Hard, a.]

Freebase

  1. Hardy

    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

  1. Hardy

    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.]

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  1. hydra, Hydra

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hardy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hardy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of hardy in a Sentence

  1. Mickey Rooney:

    There was, in fact, a standard studio recipe. Take one young actress, pluck her eyebrows, cap her teeth, shape her hairline, pad as required and throw her into the ring with Andy Hardy. Then wait and see. If the public responded, the starlet became a star.

  2. John Prine:

    When I was a boy, my family used to watch a lot of Laurel and Hardy.

  3. Amy Pope:

    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.

  4. James Bond:

    I will be asked about him until my dying days it just goes with the territory. Hes a beloved character. I was honored to play the role and I rejuvenated a franchise that had been dormant. HALLE BERRY CHOOSES NEXT JAMES BOND STAR : ID GO FOR HIM Brosnan previously endorsed Tom Hardy as the next Bond, telling The Mail on Sunday in 2018, I think Tom Hardy could be a good Bond. Id be happy to see him do it. You need an actor who can put a bit of wiggle into it thats what makes Bond. FORMER BOND DIRECTOR SAYS ROBERT PATTINSON SHOULD BE THE NEXT 007 Brosnan also addressed the womanizing spy potentially needing to adapt to a post - #MeToo era. Without question, yes... The #MeToo movement has been relevant and significant and well needed in our society.

  5. Kathrin Boerner:

    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.

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