cat·​tle·​man | \ ˈka-tᵊl-mən How to pronounce cattleman (audio) , -ˌman \

Definition of cattleman

: one who tends or raises cattle

Examples of cattleman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Josh Brolin plays Royal Abbott, an ornery, monosyllabic cattleman prone to long, monosyllabic dinners with his limitedly functional family. Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 Apr. 2022 My grandfather was a traditional llanero, both a cattleman and horse tamer. Nathalia Angarita, The Christian Science Monitor, 21 Mar. 2022 De Niro said the injury likely won't affect his performance as cattleman William Hale in the crime drama film. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, 17 May 2021 Lawrence Silas, a prosperous Black cattleman from the area who built a large family fortune, is mentioned among other names on the cornerstone of the building. Cassie Armstrong,, 19 Feb. 2021 Captivated, Roosevelt threw himself into the life of a Dakota cattleman. National Geographic, 27 Aug. 2020 Their start was at Bakers Crossing, a site on Texas 163 named for a pioneering cattleman. John Maccormack,, 19 June 2020 Warrensburg cattleman Kenny Smarr said Missouri needs the concentrated nature that Valley Oaks proposes. Rick Montgomery, kansascity, 27 May 2018 Over the decades, 73-year-old cattleman João Bueno cut into the forest in Pará state to build a network of ranches totaling 45,000 acres, with 28,000 head of cattle. Juan Forero, WSJ, 31 Jan. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of cattleman

1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Cattleman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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