mardy

[mahr-dee] British Dialect.
adjective, mardier, mardiest.
1.
grumpy or moody; sulky: She's behaving like a typical mardy teenager, refusing to tell us what's wrong.
noun
2.
a grumpy mood; a sulk: He's a good old chap, but he sometimes comes home in a mardy after stopping at the pub.

Origin:
< British dialect mard ‘spoiled; spoiled child’ (alteration of marred, past tense of mar) + -y1

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mardy (ˈmɑːdɪ)
 
adj
1.  (of a child) spoilt
2.  irritable
 
[from marred, past participle of mar]

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The verb to throw a mardy means to display an outburst of anger.
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