Definition of ranchero in English:

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Pronunciation: /rɑːnˈtʃɛːrəʊ/

noun (plural rancheros)

North American
A person who farms or works on a ranch, especially in the south-western US and Mexico.
Example sentences
  • At the same time, the rancheros entered with a leading role in the land lease market as the major source of demand.
  • But things went sour when the ranchero took up with another woman.
  • When tired rancheros were welcomed back from the range with a big bowl of chili, the evening's entertainment was more likely a hoedown than a movie with the kids.


Spanish, from rancho (see ranch).

Words that rhyme with ranchero

bolero, caballero, dinero, Faeroe, pharaoh, sombrero, torero

For editors and proofreaders

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