drugstore cowboy

noun

Definition of drugstore cowboy

1 : one who wears cowboy clothes but has had no experience as a cowboy
2 : one who loafs on street corners and in drugstores

First Known Use of drugstore cowboy

1923, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Drugstore cowboy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drugstore%20cowboy. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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