Definition of hardy:
- A blacksmith's fuller or chisel, having a square shank for insertion into a square hole in an anvil, called the hardy hole.
- Able to withstand the cold of winter.
- Bold; brave; stout; daring; resolu? e; intrepid.
- Confident; full of assurance; in a bad sense, morally hardened; shameless.
- Inured to fatigue or hardships; strong; capable of endurance; as, a hardy veteran; a hardy mariner.
- Strong; firm; compact.
robust, well, continue, audacious, Thomas Hardy, venturous, unaccustomed, unfearing, manlike, uncompromising, Oliver Hardy, tough, firm, hearty, brassy, resistant, spunky, sound, bodacious, substantial, fear, enduring, inflexible, game, weak, fresh, daring, able-bodied, hard, stout, sinewy, brazen-faced, braw, manly, manful, burly, tenacious, staunch, hardened, powerful, fortitudinous, Herculean, wiry, able, rigorous, barefaced, doughty, fearless, sturdy, mettlesome, stalwart, hard-handed, leathery, virile, plucky, hefty, seasoned, muscular, rugged, insolent, solid, hard-bitten, bald-faced, venturesome, gay, strong, brawny, gutsy, lusty, gutty, mighty, brazen, portly.
- brave (part of speech: adjective)
- strong (part of speech: adjective)
- healthy (part of speech: adjective)
- "At Sunwich Port, Complete", W.W. Jacobs.
- "The Cow Puncher", Robert J. C. Stead.
- "Recollections of Old Liverpool", A Nonagenarian.