Definition of buckaroo in English:


Syllabification: buck·a·roo
Pronunciation: /ˌbəkəˈro͞o


North American dated
A cowboy.
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  • Some buckaroos will protest that the list is unfair to Westerns because it reflects only present-day movie tastes.
  • While they share language and heritage, cowboys and buckaroos differ in their working styles, saddles, land and property ownership standards, legal cultures, and in almost everything else.
  • It's a pad that has hosted the kind of parties you hear about for years after the actual event - we're talking wild buckaroo Stampede breakfast parties with bands catching beer thrown by people perched on garage roofs.


early 19th century: alteration of vaquero.

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