Definition of ranchero in English:


Syllabification: ran·che·ro
Pronunciation: /ranˈCHerō

noun (plural rancheros)

North American
  • A person who farms or works on a ranch, especially in the southwestern US and Mexico.
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    • 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).

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