In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in Western US) vaquero masculine(in Wild West) vaquero masculine(in Wild West) cowboy masculine(hat) (before noun) de vaquero(hat) (before noun) de cowboyto play cowboys and Indians — jugar a indios y vaqueros
- He was the son of Tex Ritter, one of America's favorite singing cowboys.
- But are Americans ready for a serious movie about love between gay cowboys?
- He is the only son of a professional rodeo cowboy, stuntman, actor and Marine Corp. veteran.
- How odd it seemed to have once played cowboys and Indians on the same rocks, then warm and white in the afternoon sun.
- One long-held popular belief is that cowboys and Indians are two distinct categories.
- Near the heart of town, I spied a group of cowboys herding some cattle into a fenced-off pasture.
- The President demonstrated that he was a serious and thoughtful man, and not the Texan cowboy of tabloid cartoons.
- Would that cowboy in 1851 have a holster that looks like that?
- Indeed he often took hours to get home in the evenings, playing cowboys and Indians with his friends.
- What do a man on an assembly line in a New York car factory and a cowboy in Montana have in common?
- What he wanted, though, was to be an American cowboy.
- By no means are cowboys the only great thing about these United States.
- And I used to play, you know, running around with guns, cowboys and Indians, in the garden, like all kids did.
- A cowboy rides into town and stops at the saloon for a drink.
- Today's cowboys can trace their roots back to long trail drives and the following round-up.
- He could be the last real cowboy the movies will ever see.
- She hadn't counted on a young cowboy riding up and seeing her there.
- When I was a kid, I would play cowboys and Indians out back.
- His restless intellectualism curiously mirrors the expansive lives of the nomads and Australian cowboys he so much admires.
- Randolph Scott, on the other hand, was the ruggedly handsome Texan cowboy.
- Most notable among these were two series of bronzes depicting traditional Blackfeet culture and professional rodeo cowboys.
- On working ranches in Colorado, guests can help with the cattle alongside the cowboys and cowgirls at work.
2US informal(irresponsible person)salvaje masculine informalgamberro masculine Spain informalgamberra feminine Spain informal
- Which John Wayne will the cowboy President play?
- I wanted to make certain that we were going about it correctly, and not employing cowboys on our business.
- We need our renegade cowboy president out of office
- Elderly people were targeted by doorstep tricksters and cowboys charging extortionate sums for gardening work.
- The county's trading standards department has launched the site as part of a crackdown on cowboy firms.
- He dropped out to pursue a career as a model and was offered a part as a cowboy surfer in a US sitcom.
- The organization warned of dotcom cowboys making up fictitious buyers to pressure businesses into signing up.
- A former Salvation Army volunteer who preached Christian values has been exposed as a cheating cowboy builder.
- The elderly continue to be preyed upon by cowboys and other fraudsters.
- "We are not cowboy builders just there for a quick buck.
- He accepted JM Enterprises was not a cowboy company and had usually taken great care.
- Europeans are so much more civilised than the trigger-happy cowboys across the pond.
- The problem is that cowboys like this give legitimate piercers/tattooists a bad name.
- They are ‘taking the gloves off’ when it comes to dealing with bogus businesses and cowboy tradesmen.
- A commitment to bar cowboys from the financial arena was behind the tough investor protection laws.
- Victims have described the cowboy car impounders as ‘swarthy and threatening’.
- ‘It is not the case of a cowboy firm failing to contact the Environment Agency in order to cut costs,’ he said.
- The company was collared as part of a crackdown on cowboy limo firms with little regard for rules, regulations and passenger safety.
- The domain name registration business has more cowboys than Texas.
- He also accused some motorists of behaving like ignoramuses and cowboys who put business in jeopardy.
- Someone had re-roofed one chamber, a real cowboy job.
3British informal(unscrupulous trader)pillo masculine informalpilla feminine informalpirata feminine informalbefore noun a cowboy builder — un pirata de la construcción
- don't go there, it's a cowboy outfit — no vayas ahí, son una banda de pillos
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