Definition of cowpunk in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkouˌpəNGk/

Entry from US English dictionary


1A type of popular music combining elements of country and western with those of punk rock.
Example sentences
  • In between, there's plenty of swaggering and stomping about, with big-reverb cowpunk.
  • This collective of Montrealers seem to be hopped up on Bill Monroe, Hank Williams, and the cowpunk of Blood on the Saddle.
  • Turns out they have live music several nights a week - mostly cowpunk.
1.1A singer or musician who performs cowpunk: she burst on to the scene as a cowpunk
More example sentences
  • Dwight was once a cowpunk, but he's become a classic.
  • U.K. cowpunks the Mekons are still at it after some two decades.
  • The psychedelic cowpunks in the band claim that their suburban bubble insulated them from the comparisons that get thrown their way.

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Syllabification: cow·punk

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