cowboy - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˈkaʊˌbɔɪ/
singularcowboy
pluralcowboys
  1. 1
    a man in stories and films called Westerns about the North American West. A cowboy’s job was to look after cattle, but they are often shown in dangerous situations and especially having fights with Native Americans.
    1. a.
      a man whose job is to look after cows on a ranch in the US