Definition of Backwoodsy

1. Adjective. (American English) Typical of something or someone from the backwoods ¹



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Definition of Backwoodsy

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Backwoodsy

backwatered
backwatering
backwaterish
backwaters
backweight
backweights
backwind
backwinded
backwinding
backwinds
backwood
backwoods
backwoods(a)
backwoodsman
backwoodsmen
backwoodsy (current term)
backword
backwords
backwork
backworks
backworm
backwound
backwrap
backwraps
backy
backyard
backyard cricket
backyards
baclava
baclavas

Literary usage of Backwoodsy

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1. At Home and Abroad: A Sketch-book of Life, Scenery and Men by Bayard Taylor (1872)
"... Wild and backwoodsy as the place appeared, it was to us the welcome herald of breakfast. The note dispatched from Petaluma had had the desired effect. ..."

2. The Life and Poems of Theodore Winthrop by Theodore Winthrop (1884)
"He is rough and backwoodsy, but has the real love of nature and freedom, with a tinge of romance. I am off across the plains, and may return home that way. ..."

3. Trail of the 61st: A History of the 61st Field Artillery Brigade During the by Rex F. Harlow (1920)
"... was in reality much more backwoodsy and unattractive than their home states. Of course, the big cities had produced a different effect by showing the ..."

4. Prose Writings of Bayard Taylor by Bayard Taylor (1862)
"Wild and backwoodsy as the place appeared, it was to us the welcome herald of breakfast. The note dispatched from Petaluma had had the desired effect. ..."

5. Edward Dyer Peters (1849-1917): A Monograph by Eleanor Bradley Peters (1918)
"This is just the uncivilized, uncomfortable, backwoodsy kind of place that I have ' sworn off' from going to, but what won't we do for money? ..."

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