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addaword.gifdefinition of mardie

adjective
(British) describing somebody who is in a bad mood and is moaning and getting annoyed easily
You're so mardie in the morning.
Submitted by: Tariq from United Kingdom on 24/09/2013 17:15:00
Definition of mardie from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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