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

  • 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.
  • The archetypal cowboy, of course, is the famous leading man in the nation's collective unconscious.
  • 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 & Articles

  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - The Greenville News
  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - Tahlequah Daily Press
  • 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...
    June 13, 2013 - The Porterville Recorder

  • Shirley Jones in International Herald Tribune
    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...
  • Michelle Obama in Bakersfield Californian (subscription)
    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'.'"
  • Roy Williams in ABC News
    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.

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