HyperDic: cowboy

English > 3 senses of the word cowboy:
NOUNperson cowboy, cowpuncher, puncher, cowman, cattleman, cowpoke, cowhand, cowherda hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback
person cowboy, rodeo ridera performer who gives exhibitions of riding and roping and bulldogging
person cowboysomeone who is reckless or irresponsible (especially in driving vehicles)
cowboy > pronunciation
Soundskaw'boy.
Rhymesboy ... tomboy: 9 rhymes with boy...
English > cowboy: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback.
Synonymscowpuncher, puncher, cowman, cattleman, cowpoke, cowhand, cowherd
NarrowercowgirlA woman cowboy
gauchoA cowboy of the South American pampas
horse wrangler, wranglerA cowboy who takes care of the saddle horses
roperA cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses
vaquero, buckaroo, buckerooLocal names for a cowboy ('vaquero' is used especially in southwestern and central Texas and 'buckaroo' is used especially in California)
Broaderranch handA hired hand on a ranch
Spanishcowboy, gaucho, huaso, llanero, vaquero
Catalancowboy, gaucho, vaquer
English > cowboy: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA performer who gives exhibitions of riding and roping and bulldogging.
Synonymrodeo rider
Broaderperformer, performing artistAn entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
Spanishcorredor de rodeo, cowboy, vaquero
English > cowboy: 3 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningsomeone who is reckless or irresponsible (especially in driving vehicles).
Broaderadventurer, venturerA person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys taking risks

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