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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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MARK LAUSE, who has published extensively on eastern labour movements and the working class in the post-Civil War era, turns his attention to the US West in The Great Cowboy Strike: Bullets, Ballots, and Class Conflicts in the American West.
For 24 years, Cowboy Grill has stood the test of time and witnessed a lot of important events in our lives.
As a traditional route, venues like Cowboy Grill have become the launching pad of some artists before entering the mainstream recording scene.
Originally published in 1973 as part of the University of Illinois Music in America series and out of print for many years since, the second edition of Glenn Ohrlin's compilation of cowboy songs, poems, and anecdotes is a welcome addition to scholarship in American music.
A film version followed in 2001: Cowboy Bebop: The Movie capped-off the 26-episode show and received generally positive reviews.
"Cowboys of Faith" managing director Faith Rider created the Cowboy Faith Shield in reaction to the overwhelming daily barrage of discourteous political debate and the general uncivil behavior of our national leaders, news commentators, and social media participants.
Critique: An impressive work of exceptional scholarship, "The Cowboy Legend: Owen Wister's Virginian and the Canadian American Ranching Frontier" is a seminal study that is impressively enhanced with the inclusion of thirty-four pages of Notes; a thirty-two page Bibliography; and a nine page Index.
Cowboy .45 Special Brass has been sold to American Cowboy Ammo.
WHEN THE NORTH WIND BLOWS through the Gulf Coast of Texas, James "Cowboy" Fernandez is a happy man--it means the ducks are in trouble.
Known under the moniker of its founder, Cowboy (Heinz) Buttner, Cowboy's Trading & Rental Solutions are more typically involved in supplying camping and logistics for large crews.
COWBOY STUNTMAN: FROM OLYMPIC GOLD TO THE SILVER SCREEN follows author Dean Smith's career as a cowboy turned Hollywood stuntman, and provides a powerful autobiography surveying the family and career elements that influenced his career.
New York, July 8 ( ANI ): A famous New York City's naked Cowboy has threatened his rival, a naked Indian, of lawsuit unless he merges himself with his company.
For McGillis, the cowboy is doubly evocative--the hero in a fantasy world that he feels nostalgia for and that is in itself inherently nostalgic: "no boy aspiring to become the hero he desires to emulate can accomplish such becoming because the hero is always a man of the past, always already out of touch with changing times, always a figure of regression, and paradoxically always already old even though he never ages....