- bold; audacious; defiant.
Origin of bardy1
- a beetle larva of Australia, Bardistus cibarius, that bores into plants and is used as food by Aborigines.
Origin of bardy2
First recorded in 1925–30, bardy is from the Nyungar word bardi
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Examples from the Web for bardy
They were all members of one family, and all bore the name of Bardy.
I killed the first Bardy in the court, in sight of his family.
The inhabitants of the Bardy castle had all retired to rest.
In one of the apartments of the castle, the eldest Bardy and his son were engaged in earnest conversation.