from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Informal Associated with the outdoors: outdoorsy hobbies such as fishing.
- adj. Informal Showing a liking for the outdoors: "backpackers, mountain climbers, cross-country skiers, and other no-nonsense outdoorsy types” ( New Yorker).
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- adj. Associated with the outdoors, or suitable to outdoor life.
- adj. Fond of the outdoors.
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- adj. characteristic of or suitable to outdoor life
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IPAs (in outdoorsy, hippie country like this Indian Pale Ales are everywhere.
Why do these male fashion attempts to appear "outdoorsy" always make me feel slightly nauseous?
Who do you think is the most regimented, obsessive and detail-oriented group of "outdoorsy" people out there?
Oh, and they also noted your approximate age, income level and rated you on a scale of 1 to 10 on how "outdoorsy" you looked.
The company went on an acquisition spree, snapping up a dozen new "lifestyle" brands, such as outdoorsy label Napapijri, surfer brand Reef, and women's yoga-inspired active wear brand Lucy.
I am not an "outdoorsy" person so I don't hike, Kayak, camp or any of the outdoor activities that are very popular here.
Half of them don't fit or are too glam for her taste, and she gives them to friends or sells them at the consignment shop....but her husband turns out to LOVE the old slinky styles, so she pushes herself past her usual "outdoorsy" taste, and wears the ones that fit on date nights or to weddings when you always seem to want something new.
Before that, she was very into sports and was a good runner and "outdoorsy" active kid.
Some girls who come are "outdoorsy," with previous experience with outdoor activities like hiking and rock climbing, but most come just to do something adventurous and to meet new people.
Oh hell no, I am not an "outdoorsy" type of gal; I don't camp under the stars or go tracking through the rainforest.