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outdoorsy

[out-dawr-zee, -dohr-] /ˌaʊtˈdɔr zi, -ˈdoʊr-/
adjective
1.
characteristic of or suitable to the outdoors:
a rugged, outdoorsy life; heavy, outdoorsy clothes.
2.
unusually fond of outdoor life:
an outdoorsy type who always swam before breakfast.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; outdoors + -y1
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Examples for outdoorsy
  • At the time, their outdoorsy, new age-ish venture seemed highly eccentric.
  • Concrete looks more outdoorsy and is easier to maintain.
  • Sea breeze for air conditioning, outdoorsy showers, handmade furnishings.
  • That's why these dogs need active homes and new parents with a healthy, outdoorsy lifestyle when they retire.
  • Join us for a morning of outdoorsy exploring with songs, stories, and crafts.
  • He needs active, outdoorsy parents who can provide structure and consistency.
  • For the outdoorsy types, the scenery and wide open spaces present ample opportunities for exploring.
  • Despite its modern amenities, it maintains its outdoorsy feel and offers the opportunity for tent and cabin camping.
  • It's a popular warm-weather destination, but outdoorsy types can find plenty to do here year-round.
  • MY family was not the outdoorsy sort, so picnics aren't in my genes.
British Dictionary definitions for outdoorsy

outdoorsy

/ˌaʊtˈdɔːzɪ/
adjective
1.
(informal) characteristic of, or taking part in activities relating to, the outdoors
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