outdoor man


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n outdoor man someone who enjoys outdoor activities
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  • Proverb
    “Three things drive a man outdoors; smoke, a leaking roof and a scolding wife.”


In literature:

Charles the Second declared a man could stay outdoors more days in the year in the climate of England than in any other.
"The Ontario High School Reader" by A.E. Marty
I was meant for an outdoor man, only one can't get to be what one likes, and so I had to take to indoor.
"Jack at Sea" by George Manville Fenn
A man who lived near some outdoor cross.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
A man must drive himself to indulge in any form of outdoor sport along the equator.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
The country-house doesn't need any more than a cook, a chambermaid, and outdoor man.
"The Rose Garden Husband" by Margaret Widdemer
But then, he is a good deal of an outdoor man.
"When Winter Comes to Main Street" by Grant Martin Overton
There is no more desirable plaything than an outdoor hobby, but a man ought not to be forever in the saddle.
"The Foot-path Way" by Bradford Torrey
It was a rough scene, but one full of the sheer joy of outdoor, manly life.
"Uncle Sam's Boys as Sergeants" by H. Irving Hancock
The other man had also an outdoor look, but he had not been hardened by long service as his companion had.
"The Destroyer" by Burton Egbert Stevenson
And, when there is meat, two mountaineers engaged in hard outdoor work will consume less of it than a northern office-man would eat.
"Our Southern Highlanders" by Horace Kephart

In poetry:

Indoors ancestral curse-cum-blessing. Outdoors
The empty bowl of heaven, the empty deep.
Indoors a purposeful man who talks at cross
Purposes, to himself, in a broken sleep.
"House On A Cliff" by Louis MacNeice
Outdoors the chill, the void, the siren. Indoors
The strong man pained to find his red blood cools,
While the blind clock grows louder, faster. Outdoors
The silent moon, the garrulous tides she rules.
"House On A Cliff" by Louis MacNeice

In news:

Fresno Police say the shooting death of a man trying to steal marijuana growing in the yard of a house near Roeding Park last year, is an example of why the city should ban marijuana growing outdoors.
Eight lucky Red Sox fans and outdoor enthusiasts (one of them, a Syracuse man) have won the opportunity to participate today in the "Ultimate Outdoor Experience" together with Red Sox outfielder Ryan Kalish at Fenway Park.
Outdoor Man Cave a Temple of Technology.
This image of the fictional Outdoor Man store on the sitcom "Last Man Standing" is actually the Bass Pro Shops in Rancho Cucamonga.
Man Man Plays at Emo's Outdoor Stage .
A man burning used wooden roofing shingles in an outdoor fireplace ended up catching his own wooden shingle roof on fire Wednesday, starting a two-alarm blaze that gutted about half the large Quito Road home.
In the early 1920s, a man named Henry Perry, "Father of KC Barbecue ," moved inside a streetcar barn at 19th & Highland in Kansas City and started barbecuing in an outdoor pit.
A man holds onto his cigarette and his habit, but even outdoor smoking is being frowned upon increasingly in today's society and is even illegal in some municipaltiies.
As a dog lover, I thought the event was the perfect outdoor activity for man's best friend.
Howard County man has found his way back to the great outdoors.
A man answers nature's call at an outdoor urinal in Bristol, England.
Each year, Jerry Carlson provides us with a shopping list for any outdoors man, woman, or child.
Wandering through one of Palermo 's outdoor markets one afternoon, I was hailed by a young man who asked me if I was Italian.
I also understand that I am not an outdoors-man at all.
St Scholastica qualified one man and three women over the weekend in the NCAA Division III outdoor track and field championships, it was announced on Sunday.