A person who has good moods and bad moods all the time is an example of someone who would be described as moody.
- subject to or characterized by gloomy, sullen moods or changes of mood
- resulting from or indicating such a mood
Origin of moodyMiddle English modi from Old English modig
- Given to frequent changes of mood; temperamental.
- Subject to periods of depression; sulky.
- Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood: a moody silence.
(comparative moodier, superlative moodiest)
From Old English mÅdiÄ¡ (“brave"), from Proto-Germanic. Cognate with Dutch moedig, German mutig, Swedish modig.
- A surname.