1. cowboy

noun. ['ˈkaʊˌbɔɪ'] a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback.


  • cowman
  • buckeroo
  • cattleman
  • wrangler
  • buckaroo
  • roper
  • vaquero
  • gaucho
  • horse wrangler
  • cowpuncher
  • cowgirl
  • cowpoke
  • ranch hand
  • cowherd
  • cowhand

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Rhymes with Cowboy

  • attaboy
  • brayboy
  • busboy
  • carboy
  • doughboy
  • farmboy
  • highboy
  • lamboy
  • littleboy
  • playboy
  • schoolboy
  • tomboy

How do you pronounce cowboy?

Pronounce cowboy as ˈkaʊˌbɔɪ.

US - How to pronounce cowboy in American English

UK - How to pronounce cowboy in British English

Sentences with cowboy

1. Noun, singular or mass
The job of cowboy is the stuff of legend.

2. Adjective
Tuck trouser legs into barn boots and wear flared or boot-style pants over cowboy boots.

Quotes about cowboy

1. My experience of life is that it is not divided up into genres; it’s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky.
- Alan Moore

2. All I can hope to do is instill great morality in my son and trust him along the way. The music he listens to or how he chooses to wear his hair doesn't define his moral compass, and if he wants to listen to country music and wear a cowboy hat too, that's fine.
- Mark Hoppus

3. If I were a Wild West cowboy, I wouldn’t ride a horse—I’d ride a wheelchair. More romantic.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. cowboy

noun. ['ˈkaʊˌbɔɪ'] a performer who gives exhibitions of riding and roping and bulldogging.


  • performing artist
  • rodeo rider

3. cowboy

noun. ['ˈkaʊˌbɔɪ'] someone who is reckless or irresponsible (especially in driving vehicles).


  • venturer