|1.||[ adjective ] having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships|
|Synonyms:||sturdy stout stalwart|
"hardy explorers of northern Canada" "proud of her tall stalwart son" "stout seamen" "sturdy young athletes"
|2.||[ adjective ] resolute and without fear|
|3.||[ noun ] (writing) English novelist and poet (1840-1928)|
|4.||[ noun ] (film,performing arts) United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)|
|Related terms:||comedian laurel_and_hardy|
|5.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 310|
|6.||[ adjective ] able to survive under unfavorable conditions|
"strawberries are hardy and easy to grow" "camels are tough and hardy creatures"