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outdoors +‎ -man


outdoorsman (plural outdoorsmen)

  1. A man who spends time in outdoor pursuits or sports.
    • 1978 December, Patrick F. McManus, “The Gift”, in Field & Stream, volume LXXXIII, number 8, New York, N.Y.: CBS Publications, OCLC 64226494, page 88:
      Whenever the kids ask my wife what to get Ol' Whosis for Christmas, she tells them, "You know how he loves outdoor sports. Why don't you get him something outdoorsy?" [] Let me state here that there should be a law prohibiting any person who uses the term "outdoorsy" from dispensing advice about what kinds of presents to buy an outdoorsman.

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