Definition of cowman in English:


Syllabification: cow·man
Pronunciation: /ˈkoumən, -ˌman

noun (plural cowmen)

  • 1A person who owns or is in charge of a cattle ranch.
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    • He went on to paint Dutch scenes although with cowmen instead of goatherds among the weirs.
    • The company is trying to reverse years of progress on rangeland restoration to serve a handful of cowmen.
    • Open-range cattle raising had been transformed as had the cowmen involved.
  • 1.1North American A cowboy.
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    • In my last ten years living in south Texas I have heard lots of people calling themselves cowboys, cowmen and cattlemen etc.
    • It's just that Daddy never took too kindly to cowmen.
    • Two men at the table nearest him were obviously cowmen.

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