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noun as in mounted cattle hand


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The cowboy, setting out alone across the landscape, accompanied only by his faithful horse and his ten-gallon hat.

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While some TikTok users lean toward humor — such as the family dancing on a frozen pool or the man who invented a shovel-themed dance in the snow, which he performs in his underwear and a cowboy hat — others are showing the harsh conditions.

As Dwight Eisenhower watched his inaugural parade from a reviewing stand in 1953, he was lassoed like a runaway steer by a cowboy movie star.

In the footage, Kawaski Trawick is walking through the hallway of his apartment building in his underwear, a fitted sleeveless jacket and cowboy boots.

Billy Joe talked the way a modern cowboy would speak, if he stepped out of the West and lived today.

Thus it attracted a wave of cowboy operators to fly passengers and cargo between cities.

This explains the crumpled look of his beautiful red velvet suit paired with cowboy boots and a flowery style shirt.

And he had a cowboy hat that he liked touching, too—he smoothed the brim back like it was a ducktail haircut.

The notion of a “spread”—the mythical Texas ranch that every Texas cowboy hopes for—fueled his imagination.

George W. Bush is six feet even before slipping on the cowboy boots.

Mr. Nelson elected to ride horseback with Andy Rawlinson, which was the name of the good-looking cowboy.

"Anyway, git that out of your head about Morgan's ranch never havin' any visitors," said another cowboy.

"Two of them," he thought exultantly, as he held himself and the cowboy against the trunk of a tree.

He had struck up quite a liking for the head cowboy, and the two walked along together.

"I'll send the guns over to Levine's office to-morrow," answered the head cowboy.

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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cowboy, such as: bronco, buckaroo, cattleman, cowhand, cowpoke, and cowpuncher.

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