woodsy
adjective (woodsier; -est) Date: 1854 characteristic or suggestive of woods <
the woodsy flavor of mushrooms
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  • Woodsy — Woods y, a. Of or pertaining to the woods or forest. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster] It [sugar making] is woodsy, and savors of trees. J. Burroughs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • woodsy — ☆ woodsy [wood′zē ] adj. woodsier, woodsiest of, characteristic of, or like the woods woodsiness n …   English World dictionary

  • woodsy — back·woodsy; woodsy; …   English syllables

  • woodsy — UK [ˈwʊdzɪ] / US adjective Word forms woodsy : adjective woodsy comparative woodsier superlative woodsiest mainly American informal relating to forests, or typical of forests …   English dictionary

  • woodsy — /wood zee/, adj., woodsier, woodsiest. of, or characteristic or suggestive of, the woods: a woodsy fragrance. [1855 60, Amer.; WOOD1 + S3 + Y1; cf. SY] * * * …   Universalium

  • woodsy — wood|sy [ˈwudzi] adj AmE informal relating to the woods ▪ a woodsy smell …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • woodsy — woods|y [ wudzi ] adjective INFORMAL relating to forests or typical of forests: the woodsy smells of cedar and pine …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • woodsy — noun AmE informal connected with the woods: a woodsy smell …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • woodsy — woods•y [[t]ˈwʊd zi[/t]] adj. woods•i•er, woods•i•est of, or characteristic or suggestive of, the woods: a woodsy fragrance[/ex] • Etymology: 1855–60, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • woodsy — /ˈwʊdzi/ (say woodzee) adjective US of, like, suggestive of, or associated with the woods: a woodsy fragrance. {wood1 + s3 + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

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