Translation of cowboy in Spanish:

cowboy

Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊbɔɪ/

n

  • 1.1 (in Western US) vaquero (m); (in Wild West) vaquero (m), cowboy (m) to play cowboys and Indians jugar* a indios y vaqueros, jugar* a los cowboys (CS) (before n) [hat] de vaquero, de cowboy cowboy boots botas (fpl) camperas or tejanas 1.2 (irresponsible person) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], salvaje (mf) [familiar/colloquial], gamberro, -rra (m,f) (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] 1.3 (unscrupulous trader) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], pillo, -lla (m,f) [familiar/colloquial], pirata (mf) [familiar/colloquial] (before n) 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 [familiar/colloquial]

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