• often unhappy or unfriendly
    1. moody teenagers
    2. I don't know why I get so moody sometimes.
  • having moods that change often
    1. She's a moody woman—she can be happy one minute and angry the next.
  • creating a certain mood or feeling
    1. The room's moody lighting suggested mystery and romance.
    2. a moody painting/ballad/film