outdoorsy

adjective out·doorsy \ ˌau̇t-ˈdȯr-zē \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

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

Examples of outdoorsy in a Sentence

  1. a retirement community offering tennis, golf, and other outdoorsy activities

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First Known Use of outdoorsy

1911

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OUTDOORSY Defined for English Language Learners

outdoorsy

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Definition of outdoorsy for English Language Learners

  • : enjoying outdoor activities


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