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[ranch-muh n]
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noun, plural ranch·men.
  1. a rancher.
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Origin of ranchman

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; ranch + -man
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words

herdsman, herder, breeder, shepherd, cowboy, wrangler, vaquero, grazier, drover, cowpoke, cattleman, granger, stockman, gaucho, ranchero, ranchman

Examples from the Web for ranchman

Historical Examples

  • The ranchman remarked that there were "two or three out there," but I knew better.

    A Woman Tenderfoot

    Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson

  • Indeed, it was his taste for Joe's society that had made a Colorado ranchman of him.

    Peak and Prairie

    Anna Fuller

  • This is Rex Slinkard, ranchman, poet-painter, and man of the living world.

    Adventures in the Arts

    Marsden Hartley

  • "I hope they do, but I don't see how they can," answered the ranchman.

  • "We'll look at it the first thing in the morning," said the ranchman.