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nounNorthern English, Midlands English
A sulky mood or fit of petulant bad temper.
fit of rage, rage, fury, fit of bad temper, fit of ill temper, bad temper, tantrum, passion, paroxysmbad mood, fit of bad humour, fit of ill humour, fit of pique, pet, mood, pout, temper, bad temper, the sulks, the doldrums, the blues
- ‘I'm in a right mard and have already chewed my husband's ears off about it’
1990s back-formation from mardy.
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