backwoodsy
adjective see backwoods I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • backwoodsy — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ē,  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ē adjective Etymology: backwoods + y : marked by plain, rustic, or uncouth speech, manners, or conduct five or six preachers … rough cut and backwoodsy H.L.Davis …   Useful english dictionary

  • backwoodsy — See backwoodsman. * * * …   Universalium

  • backwoodsy — adjective Typical of something or someone from the backwoods Syn: backwoods …   Wiktionary

  • backwoodsy — back·woodsy …   English syllables

  • backwoods — I. noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1709 1. wooded or partly cleared areas far from cities 2. a remote or culturally backward area • backwoodsy adjective II. adjective Date: 1784 of, relating to, or suggesting backwoods;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • backwoods — /bak woodz /, n. 1. (often used with a sing. v.) wooded or partially uncleared and unsettled districts. 2. any remote or isolated area. adj. Also, backwood, backwoodsy. 3. of or pertaining to the backwoods. 4. unsophisticated; uncouth. [1700 10,… …   Universalium

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