a young man who loafs around drugstores or on street corners.
a person who dresses like a cowboy but has never worked as one.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
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Origin of drugstore cowboy
First recorded in 1905–10
Words nearby drugstore cowboy
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