bardy

1
[bahr-dee]
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adjective, bard·i·er, bard·i·est. Scot.

bold; audacious; defiant.

Nearby words

  1. bardie,
  2. bardo,
  3. bardolatry,
  4. bardolino,
  5. bardot,
  6. bare,
  7. bare bones,
  8. bare hands, with one's,
  9. bare infinitive,
  10. bare lymphocyte syndrome

Origin of bardy

1
First recorded in 1780–90; bard1 + -y1

Related formsbard·i·ly, adverbbard·i·ness, noun

bardy

2

or bar·dee

[bahr-dee]

noun, plural bar·dies.

a beetle larva of Australia, Bardistus cibarius, that bores into plants and is used as food by Aborigines.

Origin of bardy

2
First recorded in 1925–30, bardy is from the Nyungar word bardi

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