from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Given to frequent changes of mood; temperamental.
- adj. Subject to periods of depression; sulky.
- adj. Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood: a moody silence.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. given to sudden or frequent changes of mind; temperamental
- adj. sulky or depressed
- adj. dour, gloomy or brooding
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Subject to varying moods, especially to states of mind which are unamiable or depressed.
- adj. Hence: Out of humor; peevish; angry; fretful; also, abstracted and pensive; sad; gloomy; melancholy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Spirited; high-spirited; proud; obstinate.
- Subject to or indulging in moods or humors; hence, peevish; fretful; out of humor; gloomy; sullen; melancholy.
- Corresponding or adapted to moods or varying states of mind.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. showing a brooding ill humor
- adj. subject to sharply varying moods
- n. United States evangelist (1837-1899)
- n. United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
From Old English mōdiġ ("brave"), from Proto-Germanic. Cognate with Dutch moedig, German mutig, Swedish modig. (Wiktionary)