rodeo

[ roh-dee-oh, roh-dey-oh ]SEE DEFINITION OF rodeo

Synonyms for rodeo

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This native was Rodeo, the brother of the true Pacheco, and he is here.

Rodeo stepped forward, bowing with the politeness of a Spanish don.

You've had the spring rodeo in your hands ever since I can remember.

They got up at four, because they had seen signs advertising a rodeo at Magdalena.

To the boys the rodeo was the most interesting time of the whole year.

Many a boy earned his first praise for good riding at a rodeo.

If he is not represented at the rodeo, he is notified and arranges to get the animals.

Francisco did not go with us, but he joined us later at the rodeo.

When I got home, we got the "tamberos" up on to their rodeo.

They came up very well to the "rodeo," and were easy to keep there.

WORD ORIGIN

1914 as public entertainment show of horse-riding skill, from earlier meaning "cattle round-up" (1834), from Spanish rodeo, "pen for cattle at a fair or market," literally "a going round," from rodear "go round, surround," related to rodare "revolve, roll," from Latin rotare "go around" (see rotary).