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English definition of “horsey”


adjective (horsier, horsiest) (also horsy)     /ˈhɔː.si/ US  /ˈhɔːr-/
informal liking horses and being involved with themHorse ridingHorse racing disapproving looking like a horse , usually in a way that is not attractive Not attractive to look atSerious and unpleasant
(Definition of horsey adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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