woodsier; woodsiest
: characteristic or suggestive of woods
the woodsy flavor of mushrooms

Examples of woodsy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Columbus is used for its bittering notes, frequently used later in the beer-making process to provide a citrusy and even woodsy flavor. Barb Sands, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Feb. 2024 Released in 2020 during the height of the pandemic, this documentary shows Swift singing every Folklore song live in a woodsy cabin in the Hudson Valley, building on the cozy cottagecore aesthetic that emulated our lives in isolation. Janey Tracey, EW.com, 14 Mar. 2024 To commemorate its century in business the company has introduced a new wildflower honey, a blend from a number of regions that’s floral with something of a woodsy aftertaste. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, 5 Feb. 2024 Create a woodsy winter wonderland with plenty of neutral plaid (hello, iconic plaid jacket and braid on the album cover), moss, greenery, and playful elements. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 29 Nov. 2023 Use chunky outdoor lights to give this woodsy Christmas tree theme an authentic look. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Oct. 2023 So Howard went back to square one and composed a wistful, lullaby-like theme and numerous arpeggiated solos for Hahn, the violinist, and the resulting score took on a woodsy romanticism. Tim Greiving, Washington Post, 19 Oct. 2023 Woodsy To create this look, cut logs of varying heights and top them with moss and small flower arrangements for a rustic and woodsy vibe. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 29 Sep. 2023 Azzaro Chrome Eau de Toilette Azzaro's Chrome Eau de Toilette is made with aquatic and woodsy musk notes for the perfect day-to-night switch. Angela Trakoshis, Allure, 30 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of woodsy was in 1854

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“Woodsy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woodsy. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

Kids Definition


woodsier; woodsiest
: of, relating to, or suggestive of woods
a woodsy smell

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