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[lahr-dee] /ˈlɑr di/
adjective, lardier, lardiest.
like or consisting of lard:
lardy pastry.
fat or becoming fat:
a diet designed for the lardy figure.
Origin of lardy
First recorded in 1880-85; lard + -y1 Unabridged
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  • The dining-room was very warm, and there came a smell of lardy things from the kitchen.

    Roast Beef, Medium Edna Ferber
  • When the dainty shadings of taste are over-shadowed by a "lardy" flavor, the true taste of the food itself is lost.

    The Story of Crisco Marion Harris Neil
British Dictionary definitions for lardy


adjective lardier, lardiest
fat; obese
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for lardy

1879, from lard (n.) + -y (2). Related: Lardiness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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