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Word of the Day 01/29/21 Mardy

Mardy (adjective, noun)
mardy [ mahr-dee ]


adjective, mar·di·er, mar·di·est.
1. grumpy or moody; sulky: She's behaving like a typical mardy teenager, refusing to tell us what's wrong.

noun
2. a grumpy mood; a sulk: He's a good old chap, but he sometimes comes home in a mardy after stopping at the pub.

Origin: < British dialect mard ‘spoiled; spoiled child’ (alteration of marred, past tense of mar) + -y

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR MARDY
And you know what Mardy let slip one day about the parental Brown and his remarkably good cobbling!
THE LITTLE GREY HOUSE|MARION AMES TAGGART

Mardy, you know it must have cost at least three dollars—both of it.
THE LITTLE GREY HOUSE|MARION AMES TAGGART

"I suppose I might go to market with these foolish but spotless giraffes, Mardy," said Rob.
THE LITTLE GREY HOUSE|MARION AMES TAGGART

I really think, Mardy, if we could emigrate, we ought to; it's enough to turn a saint into a tiger to have such visits so often.
THE LITTLE GREY HOUSE|MARION AMES TAGGART

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