Definitions for backwoodsmanˈbækˈwʊdz mən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

back•woods•manˈbækˈwʊdz mən(n.)(pl.)-men.

  1. (adj.)a person living in or coming from the backwoods.

Origin of backwoodsman:

1700–10, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frontiersman, backwoodsman, mountain man(noun)

    a man who lives on the frontier


  1. backwoodsman(Noun)

    A person who is acclimated to living in a forest area that is far removed from civilization or modern conveniences.

  2. backwoodsman(Noun)

    An uncivilized person.

  3. backwoodsman(Noun)

    A Peer who is seldom present in the House of Lords of the United Kingdom Parliament, who may be encouraged to attend when a very important vote is expected.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Backwoodsman(noun)

    a man living in the forest in or beyond the new settlements, especially on the western frontiers of the older portions of the United States


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