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outdoorsman

[out-dawrz-muh n, -dohr-]
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noun, plural out·doors·men.
  1. a person devoted to outdoor sports and recreational activities, as hiking, hunting, fishing, or camping.
  2. a person who spends much time in the outdoors.
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Origin of outdoorsman

First recorded in 1955–60; outdoors + -man
Related formsout·doors·man·ship, noun

Usage note

See -man.
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Word Origin and History for outdoorsmanship

outdoorsman

n.

1924, American English, from outdoors + man (n.).

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