horsey

adjective
hors·​ey | \ ˈhȯr-sē How to pronounce horsey (audio) \
variants: or less commonly horsy
horsier; horsiest

Definition of horsey

1 : of, relating to, or resembling a horse
2 : having to do with horses or horse racing
3 : characteristic of the manners, dress, or tastes of horsemen or horsewomen

Other Words from horsey

horsily \ ˈhȯr-​sə-​lē How to pronounce horsey (audio) \ adverb
horsiness \ ˈhȯr-​sē-​nəs How to pronounce horsey (audio) \ noun

Examples of horsey in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Guin made a noise, a horsey exclamation from her fat, pursed lips, and Tim shot his hand back to cover her mouth. Kathleen Alcott, Harper’s Magazine , 27 Apr. 2022

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First Known Use of horsey

1591, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Horsey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horsey. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for horsey

horsey

adjective
hors·​ey
variants: also horsy \ ˈhȯr-​sē \
horsier; horsiest

Kids Definition of horsey

: of or relating to horses or horsemen and horsewomen

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