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. Adm. Horatio Nelson, last words, 21 Oct 1805.:

    Thank God, I have done my duty. Kiss me, Hardy.

  3. Gregg Popovich:

    Will Hardy is a talented, young basketball mind who has earned a great deal of respect from everyone in the organization thanks to Will Hardy knowledge, spirit and personality.

  4. Tom Zegan:

    Ed Hardy called . . . he wants his clothes back!

  5. John Milton:

    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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