Moody meaning

mo͝odē
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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(slang) Dodgy or stolen.
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Subject to periods of depression; sulky.
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Given to frequent changes of mood; temperamental.
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Subject to or characterized by gloomy, sullen moods or changes of mood.
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Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood.

A moody silence.

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Resulting from or indicating such a mood.
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Given to sudden or frequent changes of mind; temperamental.
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1837-99; U.S. Christian evangelist.
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Origin of moody

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

    From Wiktionary