hardy definition

  • adjective:
    • becoming in powerful and sturdy a healthy body. See Synonyms at healthy.
    • Courageous; intrepid.
    • Brazenly bold; audacious.
    • Capable of surviving bad circumstances, such as for instance winter or insufficient dampness. Pre-owned specifically of cultivated plants.
    • Having tough actual energy; inured to weakness or hardships. A hardy plant is one that can withstand the extremes of weather, eg frost.
    • Bold; brave; stout; daring; resolute; intrepid.
    • Confident; packed with guarantee; in a bad sense, morally hardened; shameless.
    • powerful; company; compact.
    • Inured to exhaustion or hardships; powerful; effective at stamina
    • Able to endure the cool of cold temperatures.
    • capable survive under unfavorable climate conditions
    • having rugged physical power; inured to fatigue or hardships
    • invulnerable to worry or intimidation
  • noun:
    • A square-shanked chisel that fits into a square opening in an anvil.
    • A blacksmith's fuller or chisel, having a square shank for insertion into a square gap in an anvil, labeled as the robust gap.
    • A blacksmith's fuller or chisel, having a square shank for insertion into a square hole in an anvil, labeled as the sturdy hole.
    • In blacksmithing, a chisel or fuller having a square shank for insertion into a square gap in an anvil.
    • United States slapstick comedian whom played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo whom made numerous movies (1892-1957)
    • English novelist and poet (1840-1928)
  • others:
    • Bold; intrepid; daring; confident; audacious.
    • needing or imparting nerve, vigor, and stamina; that must definitely be done boldly or energetically: because, a hardy exploit; sturdy professions.
    • powerful; suffering; with the capacity of resisting weakness, difficulty, or exposure: since, a hardy peasant; a hardy plant.
    • Synonyms Stout-hearted, courageous, valiant, bold. See note under hardihood.
    • Hale, powerful, sturdy, tough.
    • To become sturdy, daring, or audacious.

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