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hardy meaning

EN[-ɑː(ɹ)di]
WHardy
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    Definition of hardy in English Dictionary

  • NounPLhardies
    1. (chiefly plural) Anything, especially a plant, that is hardy.
      1. Across the country, various bands of journalistic hardies —— newsroom pros whose services are no longer salient to a crippled and disrupted information economy —— have taken matters into their own hands.
    2. A blacksmith's fuller or chisel, having a square shank for insertion into a square hole in an anvil, called the hardy hole.
    3. AdjectiveCOMhardierSUPhardiest
      1. Having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships. A hardy plant is one that can withstand the extremes of climate, such as frost.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Thomas DeGrey outlined the basic surgical skills as including the ability to: 'Cauterize well, to let blood well, to be light and well-handed, bold and hardy in dressing of a Horse well'.
          • Would you rather party hardy and die young, or not party at all and live to be an old man?
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • They gave thanks for whatever they deemed worth being thankful for and proceeded to party hardy.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
          Related Links:
          1. en hardyhead
          2. en hardy hole
          3. en hardyheads
          4. en hardy holes
          5. en hardystonite
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          Grammatically, this word "hardy" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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