from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, characteristic of, or suggestive of the woods.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. of, relating to, or suggestive of woods
- adj. having many trees
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the woods or forest.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging to or associated with woods; peculiar to or characteristic of woods: as, a woodsy stream; a woodsy flavor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. characteristic or suggestive of woods
- adj. abounding in trees
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While letting the jeans air-dry, he may slip a "woodsy" scented sachet of potpourri into the jeans as he lays them flat.
Equally important: "No 'woodsy' scented sachet in my Levi's."
Now, try as he would, he could not rid himself of the habit, and, as he pushed his way among the dark underbrush of creeks, he was always thinking that she, too, would love that "woodsy" smell; that she, too, would find delight in the frozen waterfalls and the awesome stillness of the snow-laden pines.
But he had Christmas all right, you bet: a tree that went to the ceiling (he helped to cut it down himself); all the house 'woodsy' with wreaths and berries and fires, -- real fires where you could pop corn and roast apples.
She listened with a faint smile, enjoyed the "woodsy" smell of the green things, and wondered if they had nice picnics in Heaven, being sorry that Billy had missed them here.
Having a "woodsy" look, it seems at home in semi-shaded positions, where it does well, but will thrive in full sun.
In a recession, extras such as woodsy lawn ornaments and home improvement projects often get the back burner, and many of the 200 vendors at the show have felt the pinch of the past year.
I didn't get to peek at the G8 lunch room, but I'm told actual canoes, artisan canoe makers on hand to talk about their work, children's artwork from Muskoka and a decorative charger plate made from crosscut wood contributed to a "woodsy" theme.
"We remarked that this didn't feel like a" woodsy "hike but the payoff is a cute little cabin at the small summit lookout."
And if only one word is used to describe virtually every Arts and Crafts house in California, that word is "woodsy": wood shingles outside, wood paneling inside, a wood fire burning in the homey, welcoming fireplace.