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Synonyms for hardy

Noun

1. Hardy, Oliver Hardy
usage: United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)
2. Hardy, Thomas Hardy
usage: English novelist and poet (1840-1928)

Adjective

1. hardy, stalwart, stout, sturdy, robust (vs. frail)
usage: having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships; "hardy explorers of northern Canada"; "proud of her tall stalwart son"; "stout seamen"; "sturdy young athletes"
2. hardy, robust (vs. frail)
usage: able to survive under unfavorable weather conditions; "strawberries are hardy and easy to grow"; "camels are tough and hardy creatures"
3. audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing, bold (vs. timid)
usage: invulnerable to fear or intimidation; "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers"
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