- a person who lives in a wood or who is skilled in woodcraft
Also called: woodman
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
woods•man /ˈwʊdzmən/USA pronunciation alsoˈwood•man. n.[countable], pl. -men.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- a person who is accustomed to life in the woods and skilled in the arts of the woods.
woods•man (wŏŏdz′mən),USA pronunciation n., pl. -men.
- Also, woodman. a person accustomed to life in the woods and skilled in the arts of the woods, as hunting or trapping.
- a lumberman.
- wood1 + -s3 + man1 1680–90
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woodsman /ˈwʊdzmən/ n ( pl -men)
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