hardy vs hearty : Common Errors in English

About hardy vs hearty

These two words overlap somewhat, but usually the word you want is"hearty.” The standard expressions are “a hearty appetite,” “a heartymeal,” a “hearty handshake,” “a hearty welcome,” and “hearty applause.""Hardy” turns up in “hale and hardy,” but should not be substituted for"hearty” in the other expressions. “Party hearty” and “party hardy” areboth common renderings of a common youth saying, but the first makesmore sense.

hardy Meaning(s)

  • (n) United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)
  • (n) English novelist and poet (1840-1928)
  • (s) having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
  • (s) able to survive under unfavorable weather conditions
  • (s) invulnerable to fear or intimidation

hearty Meaning(s)

  • (s) showing warm and heartfelt friendliness
  • (s) providing abundant nourishment
  • (s) endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health
  • (s) consuming abundantly and with gusto
  • (s) without reservation

hardy in News

  1. East Hardy’s Foltz first-team All-State

    East Hardy’s Korey Foltz, who led the Cougars to a 23-win season, a sectional championship and within a game of the state tournament, was selected Class A All-State first team by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Cumberland Times-News

  2. Hardy in midst of sustained surge with lumber

    J.J. Hardy's surge to the top of the American League All-Star ballot at shortstop has coincided with a surge at the plate.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Baltimore Orioles

  3. JJ Hardy Joins Scott and Jeremy

    JJ Hardy calls in and talks Orioles baseball on the Scott Garceau show with Jeremy Conn.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: CBS Baltimore

hearty in News

  1. FinanceSpectrum.com Pitches Low-Cost Summer Vacation Ideas

    FinanceSpectrum.com financial advice website proposed a hearty list of vacation ideas for consumers on a budget, after discovering that hotels around the nation are scaling back amenities in preparation for a low-travel season. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Pitches-Low-Cost-Summer/Vacation-Ideas/prweb10829880.htm
    on June 13, 2013 Source: PRWeb

  2. Letter: Thanks for serving, Mick

    A hearty “thank you” to our departing mayor. And the “thank you” is not for any particular policy or action but simply for serving! Nobody can please all the people all the time — or even some of the time.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Aspen Times

  3. Teff Pancakes With Chia — Recipes for Health

    These hearty pancakes freeze well and make a good breakfast.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: New York Times

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