[ buhk-uh-roo, buhk-uh-roo ]
/ ˈbʌk əˌru, ˌbʌk əˈru /
noun, plural buck·a·roos.
Western U.S. a cowboy, especially a broncobuster.
Older Slang. fellow; guy.
Words nearby buckaroo
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Examples from the Web for buckaroo
They go and throw every Tom, Dick, and Harry in this here cell, and some buckaroo has half tore up the mattress.The Dude Wrangler|Caroline Lockhart
British Dictionary definitions for buckaroo
/ (ˈbʌkəˌruː, ˌbʌkəˈruː) /
noun plural -roos
Southwestern US a cowboy
Word Origin for buckaroo
C19: variant of Spanish vaquero, from vaca cow, from Latin vacca
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