cowpuncher
noun Date: 1878 cowboy 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cowpuncher — ☆ cowpuncher [kou′pun΄chər ] n. [so named from prodding the animals in herding] Informal COWBOY …   English World dictionary

  • cowpuncher — /kow pun cheuhr/, n. a cowboy or cowgirl. [1875 80; COW1 + puncher (see PUNCH1, ER1)] * * * …   Universalium

  • cowpuncher — noun A cowboy …   Wiktionary

  • cowpuncher — Synonyms and related words: broncobuster, buckaroo, caballero, cattleman, cavalier, cavalryman, chevalier, circus rider, cowboy, cowgirl, cowhand, cowherd, cowman, drover, equestrian, equestrienne, gaucho, goatherd, gooseboy, gooseherd, herder,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Cowpuncher — (US) cowboy …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • cowpuncher — Australian Slang (US) cowboy …   English dialects glossary

  • cowpuncher — n. cowboy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cowpuncher — noun N. Amer. informal a cowboy …   English new terms dictionary

  • cowpuncher — cow•punch•er [[t]ˈkaʊˌpʌn tʃər[/t]] n. a cowboy or cowgirl • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • cowpuncher — /ˈkaʊpʌntʃə/ (say kowpunchuh) noun US Colloquial → cowboy (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

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