Significado de “cowboy” - en el Diccionario Inglés

cowboy en inglés británico

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cowboynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkaʊ.bɔɪ/ us /ˈkaʊ.bɔɪ/

cowboy noun [ C ] (FARM WORKER)

also cowhand, uk /-hænd/ us a person, especially in the western US, whose job is to take care of cattle, and who usually rides a horse, or a similar character in a film:

The ranch employed ten or twelve cowboys.
He was wearing cowboy boots and a cowboy hat.
I don't much like cowboy films/movies.

cowboy noun [ C ] (DISHONEST PERSON)

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:

Those builders are a bunch of cowboys - they made a terrible job of our extension.

(Definición de cowboy del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

cowboy en inglés americano

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cowboynoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑʊˌbɔɪ/ female cowgirl, /ˈkɑʊˌɡɜrl/

a person employed to take care of cattle, who usually rides a horse

(Definición de cowboy del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

cowboy en inglés de negocios

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cowboynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkaʊbɔɪ/ us UK informal

someone who is dishonest or careless in their trade or business:

(Definición de cowboy del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)