Moody

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmuːdi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmudi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mo̅o̅dē)

Inflections of 'moody' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
moodier
adj comparative
moodiest
adj superlative

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Moody /ˈmuːdɪ/ n
  1. Dwight Lyman. 1837–99, US evangelist and hymnodist, noted for his revivalist campaigns in Britain and the US with I. D. Sankey
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
mood•y /ˈmudi/USA pronunciation   adj.,  -i•er, -i•est. 
  1. (of a person) changing one's moods:She's very moody: one minute she's happy, the next minute, sad.
  2. unhappy; gloomy or sullen;
    depressed:moody since he lost his job.
  3. expressing such a mood:a moody silence.
mood•i•ly /ˈmudəli/USA pronunciation  adv.: answered moodily that she didn't care one way or the other.
mood•i•ness, n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
mood•y  (mo̅o̅dē),USA pronunciation adj.,  mood•i•er, mood•i•est. 
  1. given to gloomy, depressed, or sullen moods;
    ill-humored.
  2. proceeding from or showing such a mood:a moody silence.
  3. expressing or exhibiting sharply varying moods;
    temperamental.
moodi•ly, adv. 
moodi•ness, n. 
  • Middle English mody, Old English mōdig. See mood1, -y1 bef. 900
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged sulky, morose, brooding;
      glowering.

Moo•dy  (mo̅o̅dē),USA pronunciation n. 
    Dwight Ly•man  (mo̅o̅dē),USA pronunciation 1837–99, U.S. evangelist.
  1. BiographicalHelen Wills. See  Wills, Helen Newington. 
William Vaughn  (mo̅o̅dē),USA pronunciation 1869–1910, U.S. poet and playwright.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
moody /ˈmuːdɪ/ adj (moodier, moodiest)
  1. sullen, sulky, or gloomy
  2. temperamental or changeable

ˈmoodily adv ˈmoodiness n
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