outdoorsy

adjective
out·​doorsy | \ ˌau̇t-ˈdȯr-zē How to pronounce outdoorsy (audio) \

Definition of outdoorsy

1 : relating to, characteristic of, or appropriate for the outdoors He has remodeled 60 of the stores, making them more outdoorsy, with more camping and fishing gear hanging on the walls.— Christopher Palmeri outdoorsy clothing/equipment
2 : fond of outdoor activities … both were outdoorsy types who preferred canoeing, hiking and skiing to fancy parties.— Dan Rottenberg

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Examples of outdoorsy in a Sentence

a retirement community offering tennis, golf, and other outdoorsy activities
Recent Examples on the Web And again, hunting and firearms enthusiasts voiced concerns that the company was drifting away from its outdoorsy roots, as the Associated Press noted. Author: Derek Hawkins, Morgan Krakow, Anchorage Daily News, "A tragedy at Walmart, a store with a complex history of gun sales," 4 Aug. 2019 Fall, particularly in the Northeast USA, is ripe for many tasty, outdoorsy and family-friendly seasonal activities. David Oliver, USA TODAY, "From apple picking to getting lost in a corn maze: How to have the ultimate fall day," 22 Oct. 2019 Along with the requisite food fights, outdoorsy slapstick montage, and girl-on-girl hijinks of the genre, the movie captures the longing and fear of leaving childhood behind, kissing boys, and being free of parental units. Joyce Bautista Ferrari, Marie Claire, "The 1980 Cult Classic 'Little Darlings' Is Finally Available to Stream," 16 Sep. 2019 And again, hunting and firearms enthusiasts voiced concerns that the company was drifting away from its outdoorsy roots, as the Associated Press noted. Author: Derek Hawkins, Morgan Krakow, Anchorage Daily News, "A tragedy at Walmart, a store with a complex history of gun sales," 4 Aug. 2019 And again, hunting and firearms enthusiasts voiced concerns that the company was drifting away from its outdoorsy roots, as the Associated Press noted. Author: Derek Hawkins, Morgan Krakow, Anchorage Daily News, "A tragedy at Walmart, a store with a complex history of gun sales," 4 Aug. 2019 And again, hunting and firearms enthusiasts voiced concerns that the company was drifting away from its outdoorsy roots, as the Associated Press noted. Author: Derek Hawkins, Morgan Krakow, Anchorage Daily News, "A tragedy at Walmart, a store with a complex history of gun sales," 4 Aug. 2019 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge dressed casually for the family outing, wearing outdoorsy earth tones and sweaters. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kate Middleton and Prince William Lunch with the Queen in Laid-Back Looks," 23 Aug. 2019 And again, hunting and firearms enthusiasts voiced concerns that the company was drifting away from its outdoorsy roots, as the Associated Press noted. Author: Derek Hawkins, Morgan Krakow, Anchorage Daily News, "A tragedy at Walmart, a store with a complex history of gun sales," 4 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of outdoorsy

1911, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of outdoorsy was in 1911

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1 Dec 2019

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“Outdoorsy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outdoorsy. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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outdoorsy

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English Language Learners Definition of outdoorsy

informal : enjoying outdoor activities

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