\ ˈwu̇d-zē How to pronounce woodsy (audio) \
woodsier; woodsiest

Definition of woodsy

: characteristic or suggestive of woods the woodsy flavor of mushrooms

Examples of woodsy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Within town limits, Anchorage’s award-winning trail system meanders along the stunning city coastline, follows pretty creeks and streams through woodsy forested area and ducks via tunnels beneath busy roadways. Katie Pesznecker, Anchorage Daily News, "Tackle Anchorage’s terrific city trail system," 30 May 2020 The flavor is a bit stronger than Mediterranean oregano, more earthy and woodsy tasting. Katie Workman, NBC News, "Want to make more Mexican food at home? Stock your pantry with these staples," 4 May 2020 Strong impersonated Whitmer in a woodsy setting, wearing a parka and drinking a Labatt Blue. Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press, "Gov. Whitmer has her own bobblehead now — and proceeds will help frontline workers," 1 May 2020 On its own, the gin wafts that unmistakable Northern California wild freshness — piney, citrusy, woodsy. Esther Mobley, SFChronicle.com, "Craft distillery St. George sees a path through the coronavirus crisis," 23 Apr. 2020 Behr Advanced DeckOver’s Redwood SC-330: Deep and woodsy with a touch of vibrancy. Ashley Leath, Country Living, "How to Stain a Deck Like a Pro," 17 Apr. 2020 His El Cosmico, on the other hand, is a drier type of earthy-woodsy scent, as are Sueno from Perfumera Curandera, Bois by Commodity and Comme des Garçons’ WonderWood. Jane Larkworthy, The Cut, "Why Does Everyone Want to Smell Like Dirt?," 17 Apr. 2018 There’s a cluster of small galleries and shops to browse, and Laurel Hill, a woodsy public park in the Main Street Historic District, is a pleasant spot for a walk or picnic. Pamela Wright, BostonGlobe.com, "After the show’s over, stay and explore," 27 June 2019 Getting food delivered to the house, in the woodsy western end of town, can be challenging. New York Times, "Stony Point, N.Y.: An Escape From the ‘Chaos’ of the City," 18 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of woodsy

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Woodsy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woodsy. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of woodsy

US, informal
: having many trees : covered with trees
: relating to or suggesting the forest


\ ˈwu̇d-zē How to pronounce woodsy (audio) \
woodsier; woodsiest

Kids Definition of woodsy

: being, located in, or suggesting woodland a woodsy smell

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