adjective, mood·i·er, mood·i·est.
Definition for moody (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for moody
Risking a $1,500 HKD fine, nearly $200 USD, their cover of the moment was a moody song by Coldplay.
Underneath was someone who looked a lot more like me and the other young writers I knew: anxious, moody, paranoid.
Too experimental and moody for the purists and too conventional for the risk seekers, it barely registered.U2 Drops ‘Invisible’ to Remind You the Band Exists|Howard Wolfson|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We may think it has to do with some moody pall over his administration right now.Obama Loves ‘Breaking Bad’ Because Of Course He Does|Kevin Fallon|December 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Implicitly, you understand that you have to do mean and moody.A Picture Says It All Or Does It? Judging an Author by Their Photo|Jennifer Miller|December 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He is moody, and absent-minded, and—and hasty, and he settles to nothing.A Change of Air|Anthony Hope
Their frequent perusal made me so moody and introspective that my mother hid them from me and gradually I forgot all about them.Against the Current|Edward A. Steiner
Let us drink to friendship with moody Kriemhild in king's wine!National Epics|Kate Milner Rabb
He himself tells us that he was ‘stiff, moody, and of violent temper’.English Critical Essays|Various
"I was n't thinking of the title," said Grog, gruffly, as he relapsed into a moody silence.Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2)|Charles James Lever
British Dictionary definitions for moody (1 of 2)
adjective moodier or moodiest
British Dictionary definitions for moody (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for moody
Old English modig "brave, proud, high-spirited, impetuous, arrogant," from Proto-Germanic *modago- (cf. Old Saxon modag, Dutch moedig, German mutig, Old Norse moðugr); see mood (1) + -y (2). Meaning "subject to gloomy spells" is first recorded 1590s (via a Middle English sense of "angry").