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noun 
  1. a person who tends cattle
  2. a person who tends cattle in the US West or Southwest
  3. a person from the US West or Southwest
  4. a person who dresses like a US cowboy, especially one who wears a cowboy hat
  5. a fan of Country-Western music
  6. (context, UK, colloquial) a dishonest and incompetent independent tradesman. A cowboy plumber may collect a large fee in advance, and leave floods and the need for expensive corrective work behind.
  7. (slang) a king (the playing card)
Translations: 
  • French: cow-boy ou cowboy
  • Spanish: vaquero(es)m
Etymology: cow + boy


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