Definition of cattleman
: one who tends or raises cattle
Recent Examples of cattleman from the Web
In the 1800s, after Spanish conquistadors introduced horses to the Americas, cattlemen adopted rodeos as a means of sorting and rounding up their herds.
White gets his man, a local cattleman and a figure of genuine evil.
Trials are under way or set to start for 10 followers of cattleman Cliven Bundy and his sons involving armed standoffs with authorities, one at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon and the second over alleged illegal cattle grazing in Nevada.
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Definition of cattleman for English Language Learners
: a person who raises or takes care of cattle
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