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ˈhɑr dihardy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hardy, Oliver Hardynoun

    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 Hardyadjective

    English novelist and poet (1840-1928)

  3. hardy, stalwart, stout, sturdyadjective

    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. hardyadjective

    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, unfearingadjective

    invulnerable to fear or intimidation

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


  1. hardynoun

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

  2. hardyadjective

    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. Hardynoun

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

  4. Hardynoun

    transferred from the surname.

  5. Hardynoun

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

  6. Hardynoun

    Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet.

  7. Hardynoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hardyadjective

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

  2. Hardyadjective

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

  3. Hardyadjective

    strong; firm; compact

  4. Hardyadjective

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

  5. Hardyadjective

    able to withstand the cold of winter

  6. Hardynoun

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

  7. Etymology: [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.]

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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. Russel Honoré:

    Maybe there'll be a few hardy( people) that will figure out how to do Hurricane Ida, but your elderly and people with children, they just need to go take a Federal Emergency Management Agency vacation. Have Federal Emergency Management Agency give them a voucher to a hotel and count your blessing that you're still alive.

  2. Danny DeVito:

    You have to give people permission to laugh. That's why they would always cut to the banana peel in the Laurel and Hardy movies.

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

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

  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. 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.

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