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cowgirl

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noun cow·girl \-ˌgər(-ə)l\

Simple Definition of cowgirl

  • : a woman who rides a horse and whose job is to take care of cows or horses especially in the western U.S.

  • : a girl or woman who performs in a rodeo

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cowgirl

  1. 1 :  a girl or woman who tends cattle or horses

  2. 2 :  a girl or woman who is a rodeo performer

1884

First Known Use of cowgirl

1884


COWGIRL Defined for Kids

cowgirl

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noun cow·girl \ˈkau̇-ˌgərl\

Definition of cowgirl for Students

  1. :  a girl or woman who works on a ranch or performs at a rodeo




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