out·​doors·​man | \ ˌau̇t-ˈdȯrz-mən How to pronounce outdoorsman (audio) , ˈau̇t-ˈdȯrz- \

Definition of outdoorsman

: one who spends much time in the outdoors or in outdoor activities

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Other Words from outdoorsman

outdoorsmanship \ ˌau̇t-​ˈdȯrz-​ˌship How to pronounce outdoorsman (audio) , ˈau̇t-​ˈdȯrz-​ \ noun

Examples of outdoorsman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tree Tent is a sturdy, easy-to-set-up option for anyone from the camping novice to the seasoned outdoorsman. J.d. Simkins, Sunset Magazine, 19 Apr. 2022 The passionate outdoorsman gave his granddaughter a still life painting of a bunch of flowers. Lanford Beard, PEOPLE.com, 22 Sep. 2021 Eggers’s grandfather Robert Stroud Houston was a geologist and an outdoorsman. Sam Knight, The New Yorker, 28 Mar. 2022 Schmidt was a skilled outdoorsman who was familiar with the terrain, Vitkavage said. CBS News, 28 Feb. 2022 Filmmaker and avid outdoorsman Werner Herzog later remade Nosferatu in 1979, starring his best fiend Claus Kinski as the titular vamp. Mike Postalakis, SPIN, 1 Mar. 2022 An avid outdoorsman vanishes near the mysterious Area 51. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 10 Nov. 2021 In the afterglow of the Milwaukee Bucks' 2021 NBA championship, some thoughts from an outdoorsman: Isn't the team's name perfect for a Wisconsin franchise? Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 23 July 2021 Cope, who lived in nearby Alton, Illinois, had joined the Navy after graduating from high school and was an avid outdoorsman who also liked to ride motorcycles and play video games. Sudhin Thanawala, ajc, 17 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of outdoorsman

1918, in the meaning defined above

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12 May 2022

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“Outdoorsman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outdoorsman. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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