Moody Definition

mo͝odē
moodier, moodiest
adjective
moodier, moodiest
Given to frequent changes of mood; temperamental.
American Heritage
Subject to periods of depression; sulky.
American Heritage
Resulting from or indicating such a mood.
Webster's New World
Subject to or characterized by gloomy, sullen moods or changes of mood.
Webster's New World
The definition of moody is someone who experiences wild shifts in emotions, often from happy to sad or nice to mean quickly or without reason.
A person who has good moods and bad moods all the time is an example of someone who would be described as moody.
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proper name
1837-99; U.S. Christian evangelist.
Webster's New World
pronoun
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Moody

Adjective

Base Form:
moody
Comparative:
moodier
Superlative:
moodiest

Origin of Moody

  • From Old English mōdiÄ¡ (“brave"), from Proto-Germanic. Cognate with Dutch moedig, German mutig, Swedish modig.

    From Wiktionary

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