[ 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

Words Nearby lardy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use lardy in a sentence

  • But if a ploughboy could get a new, warm lardy-cake, fresh from the oven, he thought himself blessed.

    Amaryllis at the Fair | Richard Jefferies
  • We agreed that Mr. Lanoline's a notty, notty man, and hasn't no business to go on the lardy-da.

    Howards End | E. M. Forster
  • 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
  • The dining-room was very warm, and there came a smell of lardy things from the kitchen.

    Roast Beef, Medium | Edna Ferber
  • Carn't grow any, not arter thirty, the bladder-o'-lardy-dar scares!

British Dictionary definitions for lardy


/ (ˈlɑːdɪ) /

adjectivelardier or lardiest
  1. fat; obese

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