Meaning of “bronco” in the English Dictionary

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bronconoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbrɒŋ.kəʊ/ us /ˈbrɑːŋ.koʊ/ plural broncos

Examples from literature

  • And this, too, in a town where bucking broncos were a common sight. 
  • Another two miles were covered, and then the bronco commenced to slacken his speed. 
  • Before his right foot was in the stirrup, the bronco bucked. 
  • The bronco had taken another run, coming to as sudden a halt as before. 
  • When the bronco stopped his racing, the youth turned him around again. 

(Definition of “bronco” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bronco" in American English

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bronconoun [ C ]

us /ˈbrɑŋ·koʊ/ plural broncos

a wild horse of the western US

(Definition of “bronco” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)