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  • as inrancher
  • as incowboy

synonyms for drover

  • breeder
  • herder
  • herdsman
  • cattleman
  • cowboy
  • cowpoke
  • gaucho
  • granger
  • grazier
  • shepherd
  • stockman
  • vaquero
  • wrangler
  • cattle farmer
  • cowherder
  • cowkeeper
  • ranchero
  • ranchman
  • stock breeder
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How to use drover in a sentence

While the refined exquisite was giving his order, a jolly western drover had listened with opened mouth and protruding eyes.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
With all the merits of a sanguine temper, our young English drover was not without his defects.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION.VARIOUS
Their words but made the drover more eager to possess the dog, and he offered ten of his best cattle in exchange.
LAOS FOLK-LORE OF FARTHER INDIAKATHERINE NEVILLE FLEESON
"Yes, still clerking for the same drover," admitted Straw, glancing at the wounded limb.
WELLS BROTHERSANDY ADAMS
It will cool the weather and freshen the grass, and every drover with herds on the trail will push forward for Ogalalla.
WELLS BROTHERSANDY ADAMS
Another "nark" was a drunken drover, who left a saucepan on the fire while he went out for a drink.
BEGGARSW. H. (WILLIAM HENRY) DAVIES
Then again, and broad on his surprised and silly face, fell her little hand like the clear crack of a drover's whip.
THE LITTLE RED FOOTROBERT W. CHAMBERS
In 1838 he became a "drover," and drove cattle from Ohio to Connecticut.
JOHN BROWN, SOLDIER OF FORTUNEHILL PEEBLES WILSON
"You threw that rope all right," said the dismounted drover.
THE MAIN CHANCEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
The stranger drover followed the meagre, shirt-clad figure with shifty eyes; then he buried his face in his mug.
BOB, SON OF BATTLEALFRED OLLIVANT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DROVER

  • bronco
  • bronco-buster
  • buckaroo
  • cattle herder
  • cattleman
  • cowhand
  • cowpoke
  • cowpuncher
  • drover
  • gaucho
  • herdsman
  • rancher
  • stockman
  • vaquero
  • wrangler
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.