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English definition of “cowboy”


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

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