noun, plural gau·chos [gou-chohz; Spanish gou-chaws] /ˈgaʊ tʃoʊz; Spanish ˈgaʊ tʃɔs/.
Origin of gaucho
Related Words for gauchopassenger, driver, traveler, rancher, herder, herdsman, breeder, farmer, bronco, cowboy, straphanger, gaucho, suburbanite, wrangler, vaquero, cowherd, goatherd, sheepherder, buckaroo, cowpuncher
Examples from the Web for gaucho
Historical Examples of gaucho
A mounted Gaucho rides on either side of him, to keep him straight.The Western World
The emphasis on the “him” points to some one not yet mentioned, but whom the gaucho has in his mind.
Saying this, the gaucho relapses into silence, the others also ceasing to converse.
The gaucho has no thought of so appealing, any more than either of the others.
And communicating this to the gaucho, he holds their horses while they return to search for them.
noun plural -chos
Word Origin for gaucho
1824, from Spanish, probably from a native South American language, cf. Araucanian cauchu "wanderer."