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lardy

[lahr-dee]
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adjective, lard·i·er, lard·i·est.
  1. like or consisting of lard: lardy pastry.
  2. fat or becoming fat: a diet designed for the lardy figure.

Origin of lardy

First recorded in 1880–85; lard + -y1
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Examples from the Web for lardy

Historical Examples

  • 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

lardy

adjective lardier or lardiest
  1. fat; obese
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Word Origin and History for lardy

adj.

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

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