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cowboy

cow·boy

cowboy

 
pronunciation:
kaU boI
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a mounted cattle herdsman employed by ranches of the western United States.
 
definition 2: a man who is skilled in riding horses and roping, esp. one who competes in rodeos.
definition 3: (informal) a man who is arrogantly or foolishly heedless of danger, as in difficult or complex situations, and who enjoys demonstrating his masculinity.
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