Definition of mardy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːdi/

adjective (mardier, mardiest)

Northern English
Sulky; moody: you can get all mardy about it if you like
More example sentences
  • On the coach from Victoria however I did get to meet some most delightful people upon the national express coaches and a rather mardy newspaper seller, who didn't want to talk about any of the days big news stories - oh well!
  • And - worse - they also indirectly made us stay up most of the night watching Celebrity Big Brother, which put us in a right mardy mood yesterday.
  • And then someone was a right mardy cow on the way home.


Early 20th century: from dialect mard 'spoilt' (describing a child), alteration of marred (see mar).

Words that rhyme with mardy

cadi, cardy, Guardi, Hardie, hardy, lardy, Mahdi, Saadi, samadhi, tardy, Yardie

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