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hors·y

also hors·ey  (hôr′sē)
adj. hors·i·er, hors·i·est
1. Of, relating to, or resembling horses or a horse.
2. Devoted to horses and horsemanship: the horsy set.
3. Large and clumsy: illustrations that looked horsy on the page.

hors′i·ly adv.
hors′i·ness n.
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horsey

(ˈhɔːsɪ) or

horsy

adj, horsier or horsiest
1. of or relating to horses: a horsey smell.
2. dealing with or devoted to horses
3. like a horse: a horsey face.
ˈhorsily adv
ˈhorsiness n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

hors•y

or hors•ey

(ˈhɔr si)

adj. hors•i•er, hors•i•est.
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a horse.
2. dealing with or interested in horses or sports involving them.
3. rather heavy in general appearance or facial structure.
[1585–95]
hors′i•ly, adv.
hors′i•ness, n.
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Translations

horsey

horsy [ˈhɔːsɪ] ADJ (horsier (compar) (horsiest (superl))) [person] → aficionado a los caballos; [appearance] → caballuno
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

horsey

[ˈhɔːrsi] adj
(= fond of horses) → féru(e) de chevaux
[appearance] → chevalin(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

horsey

, horsy
adj (+er)
(= keen on horses) person, familypferdenärrisch; horsey peoplePferdenarren pl; she’s a bit horseysie ist ein ziemlicher Pferdenarr or -fan
(pej: = horse-like) personpferdeähnlich; horsey facePferdegesicht nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

horsey

horsy [ˈhɔːsɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) (person) → che adora i cavalli; (appearance) → cavallino/a, da cavallo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
The driver was a young man of three-or four-and-twenty, with a cigar between his teeth; wearing a dandy cap, drab jacket, breeches of the same hue, white neckcloth, stick-up collar, and brown driving-gloves--in short, he was the handsome, horsey young buck who had visited Joan a week or two before to get her answer about Tess.
And so far as could be seen from the road - which it stood too near - the house itself appeared to be the one thing that the horsey purchaser had left much as he found it.
'Hullo, Mahbub Ali' said a young Assistant District Traffic Superintendent who was waiting to go down the line - a tall, tow- haired, horsey youth in dingy white linen.
There is a wonderful sympathy and freemasonry among horsey men.
David Vyse, of the Friends of Horsey Seals wildlife group, said sightings were reported in the last fortnight in the Horsey area.
The severely injured adult male grey seal was rescued by volunteers at Horsey beach in Norfolk in April and taken to an RSPCA centre at East Winch, near King's Lynn.
Homs, SANA- Upon arriving in Palmyra archeological city, Australian tourist and businessman Richard Horsey expressed overwhelming happiness for getting acquainted with its culture and humanitarian heritage.
Mrs Frisbee, as rescuers called her, was near death when she was captured off Horsey Beach, Norfolk.
David Horsey apologized for describing Sanders as a "slightly chunky soccer mom" in his controversial column. 
ENGLAND'S David Horsey equalled the course record at Diamond Country Club to surge into contention for a fifth European Tour title in the Lyoness Open - while Hartlepool's Graeme Storm is just two shots off the lead.
He was petting the mechanical bull and saying, "Nice horsey." I didn't write "nice horsey," I would never write "nice horsey," my characters don't say "nice horsey." Bedwetters say "nice horsey." So I was a bit irritated and left the set.
TSHWANE OPEN Sky Sports 4, 8.30am THERE are few high-profile Europeans on show in South Africa this week but David Horsey rates a decent bet to win his Tshwane Open threeball against Haydn Porteous and Keith Horne.