Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hardy

2 senses of hardy

Sense 1
Hardy, Oliver Hardy -- (United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957))
       INSTANCE OF=> comedian, comic -- (a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts)

Sense 2
Hardy, Thomas Hardy -- (English novelist and poet (1840-1928))
       INSTANCE OF=> writer, author -- (writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay))

Antonyms of adj hardy

3 senses of hardy

Sense 1
hardy, stalwart, stout, sturdy -- (having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships; "hardy explorers of northern Canada"; "proud of her tall stalwart son"; "stout seamen"; "sturdy young athletes")

INDIRECT (VIA robust) -> frail -- (physically weak; "an invalid's frail body")

Sense 2
hardy -- (able to survive under unfavorable weather conditions; "strawberries are hardy and easy to grow"; "camels are tough and hardy creatures")

INDIRECT (VIA robust) -> frail -- (physically weak; "an invalid's frail body")

Sense 3
audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing -- (invulnerable to fear or intimidation; "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers")

INDIRECT (VIA bold) -> timid -- (showing fear and lack of confidence)

Similarity of adj hardy

3 senses of hardy

Sense 1
hardy, stalwart, stout, sturdy -- (having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships; "hardy explorers of northern Canada"; "proud of her tall stalwart son"; "stout seamen"; "sturdy young athletes")
       => robust (vs. frail) -- (sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction; "a robust body"; "a robust perennial")

Sense 2
hardy -- (able to survive under unfavorable weather conditions; "strawberries are hardy and easy to grow"; "camels are tough and hardy creatures")
       => robust (vs. frail) -- (sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction; "a robust body"; "a robust perennial")

Sense 3
audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing -- (invulnerable to fear or intimidation; "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers")
       => bold (vs. timid) -- (fearless and daring; "bold settlers on some foreign shore"; "a bold speech"; "a bold adventure")

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