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cowboy

noun [C] (DISHONEST PERSON)
不诚实的人
 
 
/ˈkaʊ.bɔɪ/ UK informal
someone who is not honest, careful or skilful in their trade or business, or someone who ignores rules that most people obey and is therefore not considered to be responsible
弄虚作假的商人;粗心大意的人;不负责任的人,莽撞鬼
Those builders are a bunch of cowboys - they made a terrible job of our extension.
那些建筑商是一帮不负责任的奸商——他们把我们的扩建工程弄得一团糟。
DishonestInability and awkwardnessInconsiderateSelfishness
(Definition of cowboy noun (DISHONEST PERSON) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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