dude ranch

  1. a ranch operated primarily as a vacation resort.

Origin of dude ranch

First recorded in 1905–10

Words Nearby dude ranch

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How to use dude ranch in a sentence

  • If you could make a dude ranch out o' this and worry him enough, he'd give you about any price you asked, to quit.

    The Dude Wrangler | Caroline Lockhart
  • If you listen, maybe you'll hear something making a noise like a dude ranch, Pink.

    The Dude Wrangler | Caroline Lockhart
  • Well, the Double O isn't in the dude ranch region, neither is it exactly a wilderness.

    The Trail of Conflict | Emilie Baker Loring

British Dictionary definitions for dude ranch

dude ranch

  1. US and Canadian a ranch used as a holiday resort offering activities such as riding and camping

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