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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957);
[syn: Hardy, Oliver Hardy]

2. English novelist and poet (1840-1928);
[syn: Hardy, Thomas Hardy]


ADJECTIVE (3)

1. having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships;
- Example: "hardy explorers of northern Canada"
- Example: "proud of her tall stalwart son"
- Example: "stout seamen"
- Example: "sturdy young athletes"
[syn: hardy, stalwart, stout, sturdy]

2. able to survive under unfavorable weather conditions;
- Example: "strawberries are hardy and easy to grow"
- Example: "camels are tough and hardy creatures"

3. invulnerable to fear or intimidation;
- Example: "audacious explorers"
- Example: "fearless reporters and photographers"
- Example: "intrepid pioneers"
[syn: audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing]

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8 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hardy \Har"dy\, n. A blacksmith's fuller or chisel, having a square shank for insertion into a square hole in an anvil, called the hardy hole. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hardy \Har"dy\ (h[aum]r"d[y^]), a. [Compar. Hardier (-d[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Hardiest.] [F. hardi, p. p. fr. OF. hardir to make bold; of German origin, cf. OHG. hertan to harden, G. h[aum]rten. See Hard, a.] 1. Bold; brave; stout; daring; resolute; intrepid. [1913 Webster] Hap helpeth hardy man alway. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. Confident; full of assurance; in a bad sense, morally hardened; shameless. [1913 Webster] 3. Strong; firm; compact. [1913 Webster] [A] blast may shake in pieces his hardy fabric. --South. [1913 Webster] 4. Inured to fatigue or hardships; strong; capable of endurance; as, a hardy veteran; a hardy mariner. [1913 Webster] 5. Able to withstand the cold of winter. [1913 Webster] Note: Plants which are hardy in Virginia may perish in New England. Half-hardy plants are those which are able to withstand mild winters or moderate frosts. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hardy adj 1: having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships; "hardy explorers of northern Canada"; "proud of her tall stalwart son"; "stout seamen"; "sturdy young athletes" [syn: hardy, stalwart, stout, sturdy] 2: able to survive under unfavorable weather conditions; "strawberries are hardy and easy to grow"; "camels are tough and hardy creatures" 3: invulnerable to fear or intimidation; "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers" [syn: audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing] n 1: United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957) [syn: Hardy, Oliver Hardy] 2: English novelist and poet (1840-1928) [syn: Hardy, Thomas Hardy]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

133 Moby Thesaurus words for "hardy": abiding, able-bodied, age-long, aged, ancient, antique, beefy, bold, bold-spirited, bouncing, brave, cartilaginous, chewy, chivalric, chivalrous, chronic, cohesive, constant, continuing, coriaceous, courageous, daring, deciduous, diuturnal, doughty, durable, enduring, ephemeral, evergreen, fearless, fibrous, fit, flush, forceful, forcible, forcy, full-blooded, full-strength, gallant, greathearted, gristly, gutsy, gutty, hale, hale and hearty, half-hardy, hard, hard as nails, healthy, hearty, hefty, heroic, herolike, husky, immutable, intransient, intrepid, inveterate, iron-hard, ironhearted, knightlike, knightly, lasting, leatherlike, leathery, lionhearted, long-lasting, long-lived, long-standing, long-term, longeval, longevous, lusty, macrobiotic, manful, manly, mighty, nervy, obstinate, of long duration, of long standing, perdurable, perduring, perennial, permanent, perpetual, persistent, persisting, plucky, potent, powerful, puissant, red-blooded, remaining, resistant, robust, robustious, robustuous, ropy, rude, rugged, sempervirent, sinewy, soldierlike, soldierly, sound, stable, stalwart, staying, steadfast, steely, stiff, stout, stouthearted, strapping, stringy, strong, strong as brandy, strong as strong, strong-willed, stubborn, sturdy, tenacious, tough, tough as leather, unfading, untiring, valiant, valorous, vigorous, viscid, vital, wiry
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Hardy -- U.S. County in West Virginia Population (2000): 12669 Housing Units (2000): 7115 Land area (2000): 583.392697 sq. miles (1510.980084 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.086904 sq. miles (2.815068 sq. km) Total area (2000): 584.479601 sq. miles (1513.795152 sq. km) Located within: West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54 Location: 39.049674 N, 78.885741 W Headwords: Hardy Hardy, WV Hardy County Hardy County, WV
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Hardy, NE -- U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 179 Housing Units (2000): 89 Land area (2000): 0.609700 sq. miles (1.579115 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.609700 sq. miles (1.579115 sq. km) FIPS code: 20995 Located within: Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31 Location: 40.009417 N, 97.926397 W ZIP Codes (1990): 68943 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Hardy, NE Hardy
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Hardy, AR -- U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 578 Housing Units (2000): 489 Land area (2000): 2.361985 sq. miles (6.117512 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.233994 sq. miles (0.606042 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.595979 sq. miles (6.723554 sq. km) FIPS code: 29920 Located within: Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05 Location: 36.320553 N, 91.480645 W ZIP Codes (1990): 72542 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Hardy, AR Hardy
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Hardy, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 57 Housing Units (2000): 30 Land area (2000): 0.442085 sq. miles (1.144995 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.442085 sq. miles (1.144995 sq. km) FIPS code: 34455 Located within: Iowa (IA), FIPS 19 Location: 42.810207 N, 94.051713 W ZIP Codes (1990): 50545 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Hardy, IA Hardy