noun Date: 1887 one who breaks wild horses to the saddle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • broncobuster — ☆ broncobuster [bräŋ′bus΄tər ] n. Informal a person who breaks, or tames, broncos broncobusting n …   English World dictionary

  • broncobuster — broncobusting, n. /brong koh bus teuhr/, n. a person who breaks broncos to the saddle. [1885 90, Amer.; BRONCO + BUSTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • broncobuster — noun A person who breaks horses so that they can be ridden with a saddle …   Wiktionary

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  • broncobuster — n. cowboy, one who trains broncos (wild horses) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • broncobuster — bron•co•bust•er [[t]ˈbrɒŋ koʊˌbʌs tər[/t]] n. a person who breaks broncos to the saddle • Etymology: 1885–90, amer. bron′co•bust ing, n …   From formal English to slang

  • broncobuster — noun a person who breaks horses • Syn: ↑buster, ↑bronco buster • Hypernyms: ↑horseman, ↑equestrian, ↑horseback rider …   Useful english dictionary

  • cowboy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. cowherd, cowman, cowgirl, cowpoke; cattleman or woman, cowpuncher, cowhand, buckaroo; wrangler, broncobuster; trail boss, top hand; vaquero, gaucho, ranchero, pard[ner] (sl.). See domestication. II… …   English dictionary for students

  • horseman — I horseman, horsewoman (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. equestrian, rider; cavalryman, chevalier, jockey. See travel, combatant. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. rider, equestrian, equerry, roughrider, cavalryman, horse guard, dragoon, horse… …   English dictionary for students

  • buckaroo — also buckeroo noun (plural aroos; also eroos) Etymology: probably by folk etymology from Spanish vaquero, from vaca cow, from Latin vacca more at vaccine Date: 1827 1. cowboy 2. broncobus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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