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Russian translation of “cowboy”

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cowboy

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkaʊbɔɪ/
ANIMAL WORKER a man whose job is to look after cattle (= animals such as cows) in the US, and who usually rides a horse
ковбой
Occupations and tradesPeople who work with animals
BAD WORKER UK informal someone who does their job badly or who is dishonest in business
безответственный человек
cowboy buildersDishonestInability and awkwardness
(Definition of cowboy from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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