Definition of poddy in English:

poddy

adjective

  • 1Australian (of a young farm animal) fed by hand.

    ‘there's always a special bond with the animals that have been poddy calves or lambs’
  • 2dialect (of a person) fat.

noun

Australian
  • A calf, in particular one which is fed by hand.

    ‘poddies were a lot of work because of the constant feeding’

verb

Australian
  • [with object] Feed (a young animal) by hand.

    ‘poddying the calves was to be my job, so Fred told me’

Origin

Mid 18th century (in the sense ‘resembling a pod’): from pod + -y.

Pronunciation:

poddy

/ˈpɒdi/