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Words nearby cowboy
Example sentences from the Web for cowboy
The cowboy, setting out alone across the landscape, accompanied only by his faithful horse and his ten-gallon hat.
While some TikTok users lean toward humor — such as the family dancing on a frozen pool or the man who invented a shovel-themed dance in the snow, which he performs in his underwear and a cowboy hat — others are showing the harsh conditions.Salsa made with a drill, and more: TikTok offers glimpses of life during the Texas storm|Travis Andrews|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
As Dwight Eisenhower watched his inaugural parade from a reviewing stand in 1953, he was lassoed like a runaway steer by a cowboy movie star.
In the footage, Kawaski Trawick is walking through the hallway of his apartment building in his underwear, a fitted sleeveless jacket and cowboy boots.It Wasn’t the First Time the NYPD Killed Someone in Crisis. For Kawaski Trawick, It Only Took 112 Seconds.|by Eric Umansky|December 4, 2020|ProPublica
Billy Joe talked the way a modern cowboy would speak, if he stepped out of the West and lived today.Billy Joe Shaver, singer-songwriter who inspired outlaw country, dies at 81|Terence McArdle|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Thus it attracted a wave of cowboy operators to fly passengers and cargo between cities.
This explains the crumpled look of his beautiful red velvet suit paired with cowboy boots and a flowery style shirt.Dodo Bones and Kylie’s Poo: Inside London’s Strangest New Museum|Liza Foreman|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And he had a cowboy hat that he liked touching, too—he smoothed the brim back like it was a ducktail haircut.The Stacks: Pete Dexter on What It’s Like to Lose the Knack of Having Fun|Pete Dexter|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The notion of a “spread”—the mythical Texas ranch that every Texas cowboy hopes for—fueled his imagination.‘The Harness Maker’s Dream:’ The Unlikely Ranch King of Texas|Nick Kotz|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
George W. Bush is six feet even before slipping on the cowboy boots.For Short Men in 2014, The News Is Surprisingly Good|Kevin Bleyer|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Nelson elected to ride horseback with Andy Rawlinson, which was the name of the good-looking cowboy.
"Anyway, git that out of your head about Morgan's ranch never havin' any visitors," said another cowboy.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
"Two of them," he thought exultantly, as he held himself and the cowboy against the trunk of a tree.
He had struck up quite a liking for the head cowboy, and the two walked along together.
"I'll send the guns over to Levine's office to-morrow," answered the head cowboy.
British Dictionary definitions for cowboy
- a person who is an irresponsible or unscrupulous operator in business
- (as modifier)cowboy contractors; cowboy shop steward