- Probably from marred + -y. (Wiktionary)
“Apart from being premenstrual, the mardy is mostly due to the fact that I feel like I have failed to achieve very much in my life.”
“I'd already told her about "mardy", which she really liked and started to employ at every opportunity.”
“He then threw a mardy - as we say around here - and went off in a sulk claiming he had better things to do than post on the BBC blog.”
“Paul came home this evening and said "You're horny ... and mardy ... you must be due on," which of course is absolutely right.”
“Arctic Monkeys are a quintessentially British band, with songs infused with British slang, such as references to a "mardy bum" (a whiner) and the "icky man" (an ice-cream vendor).”
“Following the complaint made against real Madrid for tapping-up the cheating acquitted date-rapist Ronaldo, one-man strop factory Ferguson has decided to sue Gordon Strachan for “Being Scottish, a football manager and a mardy bugger.””
“During Celebrity Big Brother Jo has changed from a mardy old sourballs to a mardy old sourballs with a nifty side-career as a sneering racist sidekick.”
“I radiate positivity! but already Leo Sayer is fed up with not being the most famous person in the house, and he's turned into a right mardy wanker.”
“World weary songs of boozy nights out in Sheffield, shared taxis home to Shire Green via Hillsborough, dreams of San Francisco, mardy girlfriends and the occasional run in with the police, sung in a distinctive Sheffield accent and backed with a stripped down pub rock style combo.”
“And – worse – they also indirectly made us stay up most of the night watching Celebrity Big Brother, which put us in a right mardy mood yesterday.”
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Dialect words used in and around the city of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK.
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