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Definition of "outdoorsy" []

  • Informal Associated with the outdoors: outdoorsy hobbies such as fishing. (adjective)
  • Informal Showing a liking for the outdoors: "backpackers, mountain climbers, cross-country skiers, and other no-nonsense outdoorsy types” ( New Yorker). (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "outdoorsy" in a sentence
  • "IPAs (in outdoorsy, hippie country like this Indian Pale Ales are everywhere."
  • "Why do these male fashion attempts to appear "outdoorsy" always make me feel slightly nauseous?"
  • "Who do you think is the most regimented, obsessive and detail-oriented group of "outdoorsy" people out there?"