Synonyms and related words:
breaker, breeder, broncobuster, caballero, cattleman, cavalier, cavalryman, chevalier, circus rider, cow keeper, cowboy, cowgirl, cowman, cowpuncher, dairy farmer, dairyman, equerry, equestrian, equestrienne, farrier, gaucho, grazier, groom, horse soldier, horseback rider, horsebacker, horseman, horseshoer, horsewoman, hostler, jockey, knight, mounted policeman, postboy, postilion, puncher, rancher, ranchero, ranchman, rider, roughrider, sheepman, stableboy, stableman, steeplechaser, stock raiser, stockbreeder, stockkeeper, stockman, tamer, trainer, trick rider, vaquero

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  • Buckaroo — may refer to:* Buckaroo, a cowboy of the vaquero tradition * Bronze Buckaroo , a nickname given to musician Herbert Jeffreys * Buckaroos, the backing band for Buck Owens ** Buckaroo, a song by country singer Buck Owens and the Buckaroos *… …   Wikipedia

  • buckaroo — uckaroo n. 1. [fr. Sp. vaquero.]a cowboy, especially used of one who breaks broncos; used especially in California. Syn: vaquero. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a fellow; a guy. [slang] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • buckaroo — 1889, Amer.Eng., from bakhara (1827), from Sp. vaquero cowboy, from vaca cow, from L. vacca. Spelling altered by influence of buck …   Etymology dictionary

  • buckaroo — ☆ buckaroo [buk′ə ro͞o΄, buk΄ə ro͞o′ ] n. pl. buckaroos [prob. < Sp vaquero, cowboy (< vaca, cow < L vacca); infl. by BUCK1, n. 4] a cowboy …   English World dictionary

  • buckaroo — noun a) A cowboy, specifically, a working cowboy who generally does not do rodeos. Many cowboy poets have a buckaroo look and feel about them. b) One who sports a distinctive buckaroo style of cowboy clothing, boots, and heritage. Don’t run in… …   Wiktionary

  • buckaroo — noun local names for a cowboy ( vaquero is used especially in southwestern and central Texas and buckaroo is used especially in California) • Syn: ↑vaquero, ↑buckeroo • Hypernyms: ↑cowboy, ↑cowpuncher, ↑puncher, ↑cowman, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • buckaroo — /buk euh rooh , buk euh rooh /, n., pl. buckaroos. 1. Western U.S. a cowboy, esp. a broncobuster. 2. Older Slang. fellow; guy. [1820 30, Amer.; earlier bakhara, baccaro, bucharo < Sp vaquero, equiv. to vac(a) cow ( < L vacca) + ero < L arius ARY; …   Universalium

  • buckaroo — buck|a|roo [ˌbʌkəˈru:] n AmE informal [Date: 1800 1900; : Spanish; Origin: vaquero cowboy ; influenced by BUCK1] a ↑cowboy used especially when talking to children …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • buckaroo — buck|a|roo [ ,bʌkə ru ] noun count AMERICAN INFORMAL a COWBOY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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