adjective (mardier, mardiest)Northern English
- Sulky; moody: you can get all mardy about it if you likeMore 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).