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

Definition of woodsy

: characteristic or suggestive of woods the woodsy flavor of mushrooms

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More than two miles of hiking paths vary between woodsy and hilly. Susan Dunne, courant.com, "This year, a summer road trip to the Berkshires has the the added bonus of 70 Renoir nudes at the Clark," 20 June 2019 Previous scents have included honeysuckle, bergamot, pear, and other sweet-woodsy combos. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "Justin Bieber Is Dropping a Natural Deodorant With Schmidt’s Naturals," 21 May 2019 The easy-to-use dropper is great, and the taste, although strong, is nice, with hints of citrus and woodsy notes. The Editors, Marie Claire, "10 Health Issues CBD Could Solve," 17 Apr. 2019 For a more rural Kingston experience, settle into this four-bedroom Dutch Colonial nestled in a woodsy area outside of town. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "Where to Stay in New York's Hudson Valley," 5 Apr. 2019 The project was an attempt to create a more natural, woodsy experience and resolve a growing problem. Peter Fimrite, SFChronicle.com, "Mariposa Grove, Yosemite’s haven for giant sequoias, restored and ready for visitors," 13 June 2018 After a month of brooding woodsy imagery, Justin Timberlake dropped his fifth studio album, Man of the Woods, on Friday — and the critics went at it. Sarah Weldon, Cosmopolitan, "The 10 Meanest Things Critics Have Said About Justin Timberlake's New Album, Man of the Woods," 2 Feb. 2018 Japanese label Wacko Maria makes a woodsy, green-tinted leopard button-up while Swedish brand Our Legacy’s murky leopard cardigan is one incognito cat. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "Leopard: Keith Richards Wore It, But Would You?," 12 Dec. 2018 The Witcher 3 was exhausting to learn, but nevertheless, the woodsy world looks lovely. Alexander George, Popular Mechanics, "How To Get Into the High-Powered World of Gaming PCs," 20 Sep. 2018

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1854, in the meaning defined above

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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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