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cowboy

noun [C] (DISHONEST PERSON)
不誠實的人
 
 
/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
弄虛作假的商人;粗心大意的人;不負責任的人,莽撞鬼
Those builders are a bunch of cowboys - they made a terrible job of our extension.
那些建築商是一幫不負責任的奸商——他們把我們的擴建工程弄得一團糟。
DishonestInability and awkwardnessInconsiderateSelfishness
(Definition of cowboy noun (DISHONEST PERSON) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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