from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or resembling horses or a horse.
  • adj. Devoted to horses and horsemanship: the horsy set.
  • adj. Large and clumsy: illustrations that looked horsy on the page.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or relating to horses.
  • adj. Of a person or people, involved in breeding or riding horses.
  • adj. Of a graphic design or typographical treatment which is clunky, unrefined, clumsy.
  • n. A child's term or name for a horse.
  • n. A game where a child rides on the back of another, who is on all fours (also spelled horsey).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or suggestive of, a horse, or of horse racing

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining or relating to or concerned with horses: as, horsy talk.
  • Characteristic of or peculiar to the horse: as, a horsy smell.
  • Fond of or interested in horses; especially, devoted to or interested in horse-racing or horse-breeding: as, horsy company.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

horse +‎ -y



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