- 1strong and able to survive difficult conditions and bad weather a hardy breed of sheep These hardy mountain folk seem to thrive on the cold. A few hardy souls had turned out to watch the hockey game.
- 2(of a plant) that can live outside through the winter a hardy annual/perennial Parsley is hardy and can be grown outdoors from the spring.
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noun [uncountable] The people here are known for their hardiness and courage.