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

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He was born into a wealthy New York family and reared as a sickly boy with asthma before becoming a war hero and robust outdoorsman and conservationist, Jackson said. Scott Huddleston, ExpressNews.com, "Roosevelt statue now part of Alamo Plaza," 11 June 2019 Chief Silks, an avid outdoorsman, marathoner and mountaineer, had just put in his retirement paperwork. Michael Wilson, New York Times, "Two Veteran Police Officers Die by Suicide in 24 Hours, Stunning Department," 6 June 2019 Services will be held Sunday, July 21, for Steve Lynch, 74, of Center City, a jobs training coordinator and outdoorsman who died May 14 of complications from Parkinson’s disease at Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley in Germantown. Bonnie L. Cook, https://www.inquirer.com, "July services are set for Steve Lynch, 74, jobs training coordinator and outdoorsman," 4 June 2019 But Zinke, a former Navy SEAL and Montana Congressman, billed himself as an outdoorsman who believed in protecting public lands. Umair Irfan, Vox, "Ryan Zinke to resign as Interior Secretary at the end of the year," 15 Dec. 2018 Jared Morse, an outdoorsman hailing from Utah, created one from the ground up instead, and Kodiak Leather was born. Popular Mechanics, "Grab This High-Quality Leather Travel Bag at 15% Off," 29 Mar. 2019 The avid outdoorsman, who completed the race alongside 600 other swimmers in under an hour, applied the same determination during a nearly 30-year career at Clorox. Ezequiel Minaya, WSJ, "Former CFO Centered Clorox’s Business on the Domestic Market," 7 May 2018 Harry was a true outdoorsman enjoying many sports: fishing, boating, sailing, skiing, motorcycle riding, horseback riding, hunting and the University of Alabama Football - Roll Tide Roll! Orlando Sentinel, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Deaths in Central Florida: 5/20," 20 May 2018 Spiro deftly balances big-picture discussions of Progressive-era nativism with anecdotes that give you a picture of Grant’s day-to-day life: part purveyor of monstrous ideas, part quirky outdoorsman. Vox Staff, Vox, "The most thought-provoking books the Vox staff read in 2018," 21 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of outdoorsman

1918, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of outdoorsman

: a man who likes outdoor activities

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