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See also: Moody
- moodie (obsolete)
- Given to sudden or frequent changes of mind; temperamental.
- 1610–1611, William Shakespeare, “The Tempest”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act I, scene ii], page 4:
- How now? moodie? / What is't thou canſt demand?
- Sulky or depressed.
- Dour, gloomy or brooding.
- 2020 December 2, Paul Bigland, “My weirdest and wackiest Rover yet”, in Rail, page 65:
- There's something special about tidal estuaries, due to the abundance of wildlife and the ever-changing scenes as the water ebbs or rises. Throw in some moody skies and filtered sunlight, and the views can resemble a painting by Turner - only you don't have to go to the National Gallery to see this, it's brought to your seat on a train.
- (slang) dodgy or stolen.
Given to sudden or frequent changes of mind; temperamental
sulky or depressed
dour, gloomy or brooding