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moody

adjective \ˈmü-dē\

: often unhappy or unfriendly

: having moods that change often

: creating a certain mood or feeling

mood·i·ermood·i·est

Full Definition of MOODY

1
:  subject to depression :  gloomy
2
:  subject to moods :  temperamental
3
:  expressive of a mood
mood·i·ly \ˈmü-də-lē\ adverb
mood·i·ness \ˈmü-dē-nəs\ noun

Examples of MOODY

  1. I don't know why I get so moody sometimes.
  2. She's a moody woman—she can be happy one minute and angry the next.
  3. The room's moody lighting suggested mystery and romance.

First Known Use of MOODY

1593

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Rhymes with MOODY

Moody

biographical name Moo·dy \ˈmü-dē\

Definition of MOODY

Dwight Lyman 1837–1899 Am. evangelist
MOODINESS Defined for Kids

moody

adjective \ˈmü-dē\
mood·i·ermood·i·est

Definition of MOODY for Kids

:  often feeling or showing a gloomy or a bad frame of mind
mood·i·ly \ˈmü-də-lē\ adverb
mood·i·ness \ˈmüd-ē-nəs\ noun

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