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Synonyms for cowboy

Synonyms for cowboy

a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback

a performer who gives exhibitions of riding and roping and bulldogging

someone who is reckless or irresponsible (especially in driving vehicles)

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He had freighted and cowboyed in the High River area of Alberta, returning to the territorial capital, Helena, the previous spring, where he had met, wooed, and married his employer's niece.
He had cowboyed with many mixed-bloods and knew Metis in Montana, but he regarded the Metis as a distinctively colourful French-Canadian type.