cowboy cowboy  /ˈkaʊ ˌbɔ ɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback
  2. (n) a performer who gives exhibitions of riding and roping and bulldogging
  3. (n) someone who is reckless or irresponsible (especially in driving vehicles)

Usage(s):

  1. The Hollywood version of the ideal cowboy is a Gary Cooper type, with a quick draw, a thick drawl and the sprawl of the Far West in his gait.
  2. The archetypal cowboy, of course, is the famous leading man in the nation's collective unconscious.
  3. To his fans, Movie Star Gene Autry is a far-from-rich but happy-go-lucky cowboy who spends most of his time tracking down sharp-dealing businessmen to their dude-ranch lairs.

News

  1. Cowboy Mouth takes the TD Stage

    How does frontman Fred LeBlanc describe his band, Cowboy Mouth? 'If The Neville Brothers and The Clash had a baby, it would be Cowboy Mouth,' LeBlanc said.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Greenville News

  2. Springville cowboy Montie Montana Jr., dies

    Montie Montana Jr., known all over the world for his cowboy showmanship, died Wednesday in Springville at the age of 78. Mr. Montana followed in his famous father’s — Montie Montana — footsteps as a showman, performer and entertainer. He had...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Porterville Recorder

  3. Cowboy cornerback looking for a suitor

    Brodrick Brown may be a former All-American, but the ex-Cowboy cornerback has yet to find himself a job after his football career at Oklahoma State.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Tahlequah Daily Press

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Quotes

  1. "To me, he was the consummate leading man. He was tall, he was handsome, he was sensitive, he was gruff when he had to be. He was a great cowboy, he was perfect for those historical roles," Jones said. "He could do everything, and there...
    on Apr 6, 2008 By: Shirley Jones Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "He did miss one of Sasha's dance recitals in December and was broken up about it," Michelle Obama told the magazine. "No one wants to miss 20 6-year-olds in red cowboy hats tapping to 'These Boots Are Made for Walkin'.'"
    on Feb 29, 2008 By: Michelle Obama Source: Bakersfield Californian (subscription)

  3. "I'm more happy to be a Dallas Cowboy then when I got my first bike," said Williams, an Odessa native who starred at the University of Texas.
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: Roy Williams Source: ABC News

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