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horsy

[hawr-see] /ˈhɔr si/
adjective, horsier, horsiest.
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a horse.
2.
dealing with or interested in horses, horseback riding, fox hunting, horse racing, etc.:
the horsy set in local society.
3.
rather heavy and awkward in general appearance or facial structure:
That heavy coat makes you look horsy.
Also, horsey.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; horse + -y1
Related forms
horsiness, noun
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Examples for horsy
  • Cast and crew made inquiries about the neighborhood and soon discovered its horsy heritage.
  • The fire marshal kept a close eye on the event while the horsy set mixed and mingled inside.
British Dictionary definitions for horsy

horsey

/ˈhɔːsɪ/
adjective horsier, horsiest
1.
of or relating to horses a horsey smell
2.
dealing with or devoted to horses
3.
like a horse a horsey face
Derived Forms
horsily, adverb
horsiness, noun
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