- 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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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.