horsey

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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
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Horsier (2003) examined the experiences of disabled people engaging with the wider anti-capitalist movement, which overlaps with parts of the environmental movement.
(42) Val Horsier, with the Reverend Martin Gorick and Paul Edmonson, Shakespeare's Church: A Parish for the World (London: Third Millenium Publishing, 2010), 66.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTION: ashore; hair; hare; harsh; harsher; hash; hear; heir; hero; hire; hirer; hoar; hoarse; hoarser; hoer; hora; horse; HORSEHAIR; horsier; hose; hosier; rash; rasher; rehash; rhea; shah; share; sharer; shea; shear; shire; shirr; shoe; shore; sirrah.
Other critics have been more generous in their praise, at least of the horsier ads.
Sue Horsier, from the Oswestry Maternity Action and Support Group, said: "The new scanner should be in the unit within days.
Martin Horsier, manager of Zurich Insurance Building Guarantees, said, ``The Zurich awards are judged on 50pc build quality and 50pc customer care.
And who better to have this maverick bit-of-rough cooking for than a horsey lady of the manor and her even horsier gal pals?