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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"


  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)

    , originally a nickname for a hardy person.

  4. Hardy(ProperNoun)

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

  5. Hardy(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hardy(adj)

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

  2. Hardy(adj)

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

  3. Hardy(adj)

    strong; firm; compact

  4. Hardy(adj)

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

  5. Hardy(adj)

    able to withstand the cold of winter

  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

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


  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.]

Anagrams for hardy »

  1. hydra, Hydra

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

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

  2. Tom Zegan:

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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