backwoodsman

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noun back·woods·man \ˌbak-ˈwu̇dz-mən, ˈbak-ˌ\

Definition of backwoodsman

  1. :  a person who lives in or is a native of the backwoods

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First Known Use of backwoodsman

1774


BACKWOODSMAN Defined for English Language Learners

backwoodsman

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Definition of backwoodsman for English Language Learners

  • : a man who lives in the backwoods

  • : a male member of the House of Lords who rarely attends it and who typically lives in a rural area far from London

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