|1.||[ adjective ] showing a brooding ill humor|
|Synonyms:||sullen morose glowering glum dour sour saturnine dark|
"a dark scowl" "the proverbially dour New England Puritan" "a glum, hopeless shrug" "in moody silence" "a morose and unsociable manner" "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven "a sour temper"
|2.||[ noun ] (religion,Christianity) United States evangelist (1837-1899)|
|3.||[ noun ] (sport,tennis,games) United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (born in 1906)|
|Synonyms:||helen_wills helen_wills_moody helen_newington_wills|
|4.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 401|
|5.||[ adjective ] subject to sharply varying moods|
"a temperamental opera singer"