[woo d-zee]

adjective, woods·i·er, woods·i·est.

of, or characteristic or suggestive of, the woods: a woodsy fragrance.

Origin of woodsy

1855–60, Americanism; wood1 + -s3 + -y1; cf. -sy
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Contemporary Examples of woodsy

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British Dictionary definitions for woodsy


adjective woodsier or woodsiest

US and Canadian informal of, reminiscent of, or connected with woodsa woodsy mountain hideaway
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