[moo-dee] /ˈmu di/
adjective, moodier, moodiest.
given to gloomy, depressed, or sullen ; ill-humored.
proceeding from or showing such a :
a moody silence.
expressing or exhibiting sharply varying ; temperamental.
adjective moodier, moodiest
sullen, sulky, or gloomy
temperamental or changeable
Dwight Lyman. 1837–99, US evangelist and hymnodist, noted for his revivalist campaigns in Britain and the US with I. D. Sankey
Old English modignes “pride, passion, anger;” see moody + -ness. Meaning “condition of being moody” is from 1858.
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”).
moody mood·y (mōō’dē)
adj. mood·i·er, mood·i·est
/ˈmʊəˌwɜːt; ˈmɔː-/ noun 1. another name for marsh andromeda
[moos] /mus/ noun, plural moose. 1. a large, long-headed mammal, Alces alces, of the deer family, having circumpolar distribution in the Northern Hemisphere, the male of which has enormous palmate antlers. 2. (initial capital letter) a member of a fraternal and benevolent organization (Loyal Order of Moose) /muːs/ noun (pl) moose 1. a large North […]
[moos-burd] /ˈmusˌbɜrd/ noun 1. .
noun a burger made of ground moose meat; ground moose meat used in other dishes Examples She shared her mooseburger recipe. Word Origin moose + burger Usage Note cooking