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Definition of Hardy

Hardy

  1. Bold; brave; stout; daring; resolu?e; intrepid.
  2. Confident; full of assurance; in a bad sense, morally hardened; shameless.
  3. Strong; firm; compact.
  4. Inured to fatigue or hardships; strong; capable of endurance; as, a hardy veteran; a hardy mariner.
  5. Able to withstand the cold of winter.
  6. A blacksmith's fuller or chisel, having a square shank for insertion into a square hole in an anvil, called the hardy hole.

Hardy Quotations

In westerns, you meet a hardy bunch of characters. There is no jealousy on such pictures.
John Wayne

I was raised with 'Laurel and Hardy' and 'I Love Lucy' and Jerry Lewis, and I just loved it. And I had a friend in high school and we would just laugh all day and put on skits. You know, it's the Andy Kaufman thing or the Marty Short thing where you're performing in your bedroom for yourself.
Steve Martin

We're dabbling in eugenics all the time, breeding ideal crops to replace less aesthetic or nutritious or hardy varieties; leveling forests to graze cattle or erect shopping malls and condos; planting groves of a few familiar trees that homeowners and industries prefer.
Diane Ackerman

When I was a kid, I loved all the silent comedians - Buster Keaton, Laurel and Hardy, Chaplin. And I used to imitate them. I'd go to see a Buster Keaton movie and come home and try things out I'd seen. I learned to do pratfalls when I was very young.
Dick Van Dyke

Whether you like the look or not, that tailcoat is a tough shell, a suit of armour. The posh boy is a hardy species.
Laura Wade
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Hardy Translations

hardy in Italian is sempreverde, ardito, accanito
hardy in Spanish is persistente, audaz
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