cowgirl

noun
cow·​girl | \ˈkau̇-ˌgər(-ə)l \

Definition of cowgirl 

1 : a girl or woman who tends cattle or horses

2 : a girl or woman who is a rodeo performer

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Cowboys and cowgirls compete in the 85th annual Washington State Fair Rodeo in Puyallup this weekend. Alan Berner, The Seattle Times, "A wild ride at the Washington State Fair Rodeo," 8 Sep. 2018 The cowgirl-chic bed skirt and gold accent rug both came from Amazon. Katelyn Chef, Teen Vogue, "University of Mississippi Dorm Decor," 23 Aug. 2018 The latest issue of V Magazine features Selena Gomez looking absolutely gorgeous, rocking luscious curls and, a cowgirl hat, and flowers all over. Noelle Devoe, Seventeen, "Selena Gomez Rocks A Gorge New Look On The Cover Of V Magazine!," 17 Feb. 2015 On set, her petite frame is swathed in ripped and repaired denim, a pair of metallic cowgirl boots hinting at mischief. Vogue, "Diesel’s Fall 2018 Collection Is a Love Letter to ’90s London," 3 Aug. 2018 Keith told the Orange County Register this week that one of the guys in the group, a highway patrolman, set his cap for a pretty cowgirl in the bar. Lisa Gutierrez, kansascity, "20 years ago, Toby Keith wrote his 'Cowboy' monster hit in an unusual Kansas spot. | The Kansas City Star," 6 Apr. 2018 The rodeo featured eight events such as bareback riding, cowgirl barrel racing, team and tie down roping, and bull riding. David Sharos, Aurora Beacon-News, "Fox Valley Rodeo draws families, fans who 'want to see some cowboys'," 8 July 2018 The 25-year-old singer and former Disney Channel star celebrated the Fourth of July on Wednesday in a red, white, and blue button-up cowgirl dress with sequin and fringe details. Dave Quinn, PEOPLE.com, "Miley Cyrus Has a 'Party in the U.S.A' in Patriotic Gear for Fourth of July," 5 July 2018 Pro Rodeo Calling all cowboys and cowgirls, 7:30-9:30 p.m.; gates open at 6. Sun-Sentinel.com, "Davie and Cooper City area events, June 20-30," 18 June 2018

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First Known Use of cowgirl

1884, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of cowgirl was in 1884

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cowgirl

noun

English Language Learners 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

cowgirl

noun
cow·​girl | \ˈkau̇-ˌgərl \

Kids Definition of cowgirl

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

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