Definition of Horsy

1. a. Pertaining to, or suggestive of, a horse, or of horse racing; as, horsy manners; garments of fantastically horsy fashions.



Definition of Horsy

1. Adjective. Of or relating to horses. ¹

2. Adjective. Of a person or people, involved in breeding or riding horses. ¹

3. Adjective. Of a graphic design or typographical treatment which is clunky, unrefined, clumsy. ¹

4. Noun. (childish or endearing) A child's term or name for a horse. ¹

5. Noun. A game where a child rides on the back of another, who is on all fours (also spelled horsey). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Horsy

1. resembling a horse [adj HORSIER, HORSIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Horsy

horsie
horsier
horsies
horsiest
horsily
horsiness
horsinesses
horsing
horsings
horsons
horst
horste
horstes
horsts
horsy (current term)
horsy set
hortation
hortations
hortative
hortatively
hortatives
hortatory
hortensia
hortensial
hortensias
horticultor
horticultors
horticultural
horticulturalist

Literary usage of Horsy

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1. A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714 by Narcissus Luttrell (1857)
"... liveing at horsy Down, hang'd himself, hut his wife comeing before he was dead cut him down; he continued melancholly, and Tuesday morning went abroad, ..."

2. Two Cartularies of the Benedictine Abbeys of Muchelney and Athelney in the by Mulchelney Abbey, Edward Harbin Bates Harbin, Athelney Abbey (1899)
"Charter of Ralph de horsy concerning 2s. of yearly rent issuing from his meadow in ... 1 Acknowledgment by Ralph de horsy, son of John Bubbe of horsy, ..."

3. Calendar of the patent rolls preserved in the Public record office by Great Britain Public Record Office (1891)
"By fine of 1 mark, because William de horsy, father of John de horsy, made a fine at another time for the same charter. MEMBRANE 29. Feb. 16. ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1861)
"There was a handsome gentleman, with big whiskers, who was commercial; and there was a gentleman with bandy legs, who was horsy. I strongly object to using ..."

5. An Ecclesiastical History of Great Britain by Jeremy Collier (1840)
"Whereas it was said, that doctor horsy and his officers murdered Hun in prison ... The author of the Supplication of Beggars pretends, that doctor horsy ..."

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