Meaning of “mood” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /muːd/
Extra Examples
She's in a foul mood.He was in an expansive mood on the night of the party.Steer clear of Tony this morning - he's in a bad mood.Her moods swing with absolutely no warning.There's a new a mood of optimism in the team.

B1 the way someone feels at a particular time:

to be in a good/bad mood
What sort of mood is he in today?
The public mood changed dramatically after the bombing.
be in a mood

to not be friendly to other people because you are feeling angry:

Ignore him - he's in a mood.
be in the mood for sth/to do sth

to want to do or have something:

I'm not really in the mood for shopping at the moment.
be in no mood for sth/to do sth

to not want to do something with someone else, often because you are angry with them


in grammar, one of the different ways a sentence is being used, for example to give an order, express a fact, etc:

(Definition of “mood” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)