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cowboy

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkaʊbɔɪ/
ANIMAL WORKER a man whose job is to look after cows in the US, and who usually rides a horseOccupations and tradesPeople who work with animals
BAD WORKER UK informal someone who does their job badly or who is dishonest in business: cowboy buildersDishonestInability and awkwardness
(Definition of cowboy from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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