\ 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 The space is green and woodsy— true to its name—with trees on the interior, skylights, wooden displays, and an outdoor space that Harrelson hopes will be a consumption lounge in the near future. Lindsey Bartlett, Forbes, 16 May 2022 The fragrance is deep and woodsy, with amber and leather notes that are at once soothing and powerful. Kendra Vaculin, Bon Appétit, 18 Mar. 2022 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, 30 May 2020 The flavor is a bit stronger than Mediterranean oregano, more earthy and woodsy tasting. Katie Workman, NBC News, 4 May 2020 Strong impersonated Whitmer in a woodsy setting, wearing a parka and drinking a Labatt Blue. Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press, 1 May 2020 On its own, the gin wafts that unmistakable Northern California wild freshness — piney, citrusy, woodsy. Esther Mobley, SFChronicle.com, 23 Apr. 2020 Behr Advanced DeckOver’s Redwood SC-330: Deep and woodsy with a touch of vibrancy. Ashley Leath, Country Living, 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, 17 Apr. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of woodsy

1854, in the meaning defined above

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30 May 2022

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“Woodsy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woodsy. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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\ 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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