Definition of horsey in English:

horsey

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɔːsi
 
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(also horsy)

adjective (horsier, horsiest)

1Of or resembling a horse: she had a long horsey face
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  • Smelling horsy and looking a bit grubby doesn't stop me from touring the vineyards on the way home, Babich, Nobilos, Coopers Creek and Collards to name a few, or having lunch at one of the many top restaurants that have grown up next to them.
  • Illequis buried her face in his neck and drank in his horsy smell.
  • I took her muzzle in my hand and kissed her, breathing in that horsey smell.
2Concerned with or devoted to horses or horse racing: the horsey fraternity
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  • Marriage came in 1995 after they rekindled a long-term, informal friendship, forged in the horsey world through which both strode, he as a jockey, she in the three-day eventing arena.
  • And his lead will be followed by others, with another four horsey movies already planned over the coming months.
  • The term ‘lads’ is a horsy term that is used mainly among the horsy fraternity.

Derivatives

horsily

adverb
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  • We laugh horsily as Lindsey Lohan creeps past with a small entourage, and avoids anyone's eyes, lest she is (oh horror of all horrors) recognized.
  • Being tedious and contemptible is left to the couple beside us who spend the entire set standing two feet away from the band bellowing horsily at each other.
  • Zinn's school-masterly style is idiosyncratic: thus we have, for example, a brief discourse on falling off a log, a corny joke about a verb no, and instructions to the student to translate passages horsily, guardedly, pontifically, adventurously, uncontrollably etc., each adverb appropriate to the subject matter of the narrative.

horsiness

noun
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  • In the lead role, mezzo-soprano Susan Graham affected a horsiness perfectly suited to this tomboy-like role.
  • Although it had been a few years since he'd last sat astride a horse, his horsiness had come back to him and it now seemed quite natural.
  • Arthur settled here in the '70s when she had two long-running television hits in a row, Maude and The Golden Girls, and remains a little perplexed by the tweedy horsiness of the area.

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