noun, plural ran·che·ros [ran-chair-ohz; Spanish rahn-che-raws] /rænˈtʃɛər oʊz; Spanish rɑnˈtʃɛ rɔs/. (in Spanish America and the southwestern U.S.)
Origin of ranchero
Related Words for rancheroherdsman, herder, breeder, shepherd, cowboy, wrangler, vaquero, grazier, drover, cowpoke, cattleman, granger, stockman, gaucho, ranchman
Examples from the Web for ranchero
Contemporary Examples of ranchero
Instead I ended my journey via motorcycle, traveling from one hacienda and ranchero to the next while sampling the local flavor.Best Mexican Food in New York City: The Daily Beast Takes a Tour
May 4, 2012
Historical Examples of ranchero
The ranchero leads a free, easy life, burthened with few cares.The Rifle Rangers
Captain Mayne Reid
He was wondering who had got the worst of the encounter—he or the Ranchero.
“Put your hands above your head,” commanded the Ranchero, sternly.
While the Ranchero was looking at Frank, the latter was narrowly watching the Ranchero.
The ranchero went to open the door, which the newcomer threatened to break in.The Trail-Hunter
noun plural -ros
Word Origin for ranchero
"one employed on a ranch," 1826, from American Spanish ranchero, from rancho (see ranch (n.)).