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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Although his evening-dress was perfect in every detail, he conveyed a subtle suggestion of horsiness. He reached the table and sat down without invitation in the vacant chair.
Actors stand upright but need to convey the essence of horsiness through their movements.
Thus "horsiness" is increased in Moore's revision, even though the number of adjectives in the phrase is reduced by one: the adjectival-functioning "butterfly" is converted to the first half of the compound noun "butterfly-zebra," the hyphen here implying the equivalence that metaphor often seeks.
And to honour the Gathering 2013 Leopardstown will host a special meeting at the end of the month where a race called the Irish Champion Hurdle and five or six other valuable contests will be staged on decent ground to celebrate a day of Irish horsiness. Will they fall for that?
Follyfoot(71) is the Monica Dickens favourite, a classic of horsiness, reissued thankfully without any text tinkering and with an eye-catching photo cover.
But we can entitize the property or aspect by a simple grammatical conversion, nominalization the adjective; thus, it is common usage to extend 'abstraction' to refer to that property or aspect as a thing in itself: 'equinity' or 'horsiness'.
(7.) In the late 8th and early 7th centuries, before conventions for representing some mythical creatures had been settled upon, horsiness or four-footedness is almost by definition a sign of the monstrous (cf.
HIS Royal Horsiness Prince Harry is obviously a chip off the old block as he indulges in a touch of pitch and putt on the polo field.
Usually, the concerned expression on the face of the private detective next to her indicated that the peasant was expected to pull over and let Her Horsiness pass.
Later readers, who know that Capability Brown could improve on the English landscape, Cecil Beaton take photographs more attractive than his sitters, and Elizabeth Frink bring out the horsiness in individual horses, will not find this Plotinian point particularly original.