woodsy

adjective
\ 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 Fir might smell a little crisper, and Fraser Fir a bit woodsier, or not. Marni Jameson, orlandosentinel.com, "Seasonal scents that pass the sniff test," 28 Nov. 2019 Today’s venue is the home of Rick Mayer and Melanie Barocas Mayer, in a woodsy area of Guilford. Rand Richards Cooper, courant.com, "In Our Midst: Gabriel Wheaton’s classical, contemporary, opulent and wildly eclectic one-man band," 15 Nov. 2019 Bodhi has partied on Fire Island and at the Jersey Shore and enjoyed woodsy walks in the Adirondacks, all as a perfectly charming guest. Jura Koncius, chicagotribune.com, "Taking the dog with you over the holidays? Know your ‘petiquette’ first," 10 Dec. 2019 Bodhi has partied on Fire Island and at the Jersey Shore and enjoyed woodsy walks in the Adirondacks, all as a perfectly charming guest. Jura Koncius, Washington Post, "Dog traveling with you over the holidays? Know your petiquette.," 10 Dec. 2019 How about dish ware and table clothe settings with the woodsy designs? Jim Gronaw, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Jim Gronaw: An anglers’ Christmas list for the season," 8 Dec. 2019 Using two types of mushrooms — portobellos and shiitakes — builds on the woodsy, earthy flavors of the herbs. BostonGlobe.com, "Sweet Potato and Shallot Casserole With Fennel Seeds," 20 Nov. 2019 The Polish hunter’s stew combines bits of kielbasa, ham, smoked bacon and beef with mushrooms, then simmers these ingredients in cabbage with a woodsy seasoning of oregano, pepper, bay leaf, and paprika. Rand Richards Cooper, courant.com, "Review: At Staropolska in New Britain, huge portions of hearty authentic Polish fare, great for a cold winter night," 13 Nov. 2019 This month, Habitat for Humanity will start construction on eight townhomes, at a cost of $6 million, on the woodsy hillside parcel. J.k. Dineen, SFChronicle.com, "‘Project of my heart’: How 98-year-old fought to get affordable housing built on his SF property," 12 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of woodsy

1854, in the meaning defined above

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28 Dec 2019

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“Woodsy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woodsy?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=w&file=woodsy01. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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woodsy

adjective
How to pronounce woodsy (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of woodsy

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

woodsy

adjective
\ 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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