Definition of cowgirl
1 : a girl or woman who tends cattle or horses
2 : a girl or woman who is a rodeo performer
Recent Examples of cowgirl from the Web
For more than four decades, the western-themed attraction has hired thousands of wannabe-cowboys and cowgirls, both young and old learning decades-old skills, to the excitement of the family that has long owned it.
The show centers on Annie Oakley, the legendary sharpshooter who became the featured attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and virtually created the image of the American cowgirl.
Cowboys and cowgirls competed in the annual Father's Day Rodeo at the William Clark Chamberlin Equestrian Center in Anchorage Sunday as part of the Rodeo Alaska 2017 Champions Tour.
For the past 60 years, this small-town community just east of Buffalo has hosted the Attica Rodeo—voted America’s No. 1 rodeo by the cowboys and cowgirls of the American Professional Rodeo Association.
Saddle up, cowboys and cowgirls, and get ready to relive the days of the Wild, Wild West.
And what’s become of the old roundup is a big daily dose of rodeo—saddle and bareback bronc riding, steer wrestling, bull riding and tie-down roping, plus cowgirls and cowboys slaloming through barrels on fast horses.
The next song offered a counter to the cowgirl manifest destiny: images of Native Americans, a woman looking into the distance and a couple standing proudly and silently, staring down the camera.
It’s time to embrace your inner cowboy and cowgirl.
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First Known Use of cowgirl
COWGIRL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cowgirl for English Language Learners
: 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 Defined for Kids
Definition of cowgirl for Students
: a girl or woman who works on a ranch or performs at a rodeo
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