out·​doors·​man ˌau̇t-ˈdȯrz-mən How to pronounce outdoorsman (audio)
: one who spends much time in the outdoors or in outdoor activities
ˌau̇t-ˈdȯrz-ˌship How to pronounce outdoorsman (audio)

Examples of outdoorsman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gearhead was founded in Jonesboro, Arkansas, in 1997 by outdoorsman Ted Herget. Jenna Thompson, Kansas City Star, 9 Feb. 2024 An outdoorsman and falconer, Kennedy sued companies and government agencies over pollution in the Hudson River and its watershed. Tribune News Service, Hartford Courant, 4 Jan. 2024 Learn more › Serious outdoorsmen and women know that camping isn’t just a warm-weather activity—but camping in cold weather requires a good winter tent. Ben Romans, Field & Stream, 4 Jan. 2024 Any outdoorsman will appreciate the gift of gloves, especially something like the high-performance gloves from Leki. Will McGough, Forbes, 11 Dec. 2023 Luckily, our Select team rounded up the best gifts for the guys in your life, from tech lovers and outdoorsmen, to athletes and even homebodies. Elizabeth Robinson, NBC News, 5 Dec. 2023 The chin-strap will keep it on your outdoorsman’s head and moisture-wicking material paired with mesh ventilation will keep it dry, even in the heat. Lauren Breedlove, Travel + Leisure, 31 Oct. 2023 Emery also loved the Grateful Dead and was an avid outdoorsman. Caroline Brew, Variety, 18 Oct. 2023 Leto is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys climbing, hiking, and being in nature. Gabrielle Rockson, Peoplemag, 16 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of outdoorsman was in 1918

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“Outdoorsman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outdoorsman. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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