Definition of cowhand in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkouhand/


A person employed to tend or ranch cattle; a cowboy or cowgirl.
Example sentences
  • The boy was a skinny thing, more of a pretty boy than a cowhand, but he was willing to learn about the ranch.
  • He was a rock-climbing instructor who had the wiry, efficient build of a cowhand.
  • The town drunk was a battered old sot of a cowhand whose horse carried him home, passed out in the saddle, on Saturday nights.

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Syllabification: cow·hand

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