moody: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (m'dē), [key]
— 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.


Pronunciation: (m'dē), [key]
— n.
  1. 1837–99, U.S. evangelist.
  2. See
  3. 1869–1910, U.S. poet and playwright.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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