Definitions For Cowboy


  • A hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback
  • Someone who is reckless or irresponsible (especially in driving vehicles)
  • A performer who gives exhibitions of riding and roping and bulldogging
  • A man who rides a horse and whose job is to take care of cows or horses especially in the western U.S.
  • A man who performs in a rodeo
  • Someone who has qualities that are commonly associated with the cowboys in movies ; especially : someone who does things that other people consider foolish and dangerous


  • To work as a cowboy

Is Cowboy a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Cowboy is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Cowboy in a Sentence

  • A movie about cowboys in the old West
  • He worked for several years as a cowboy on a ranch in Texas.
  • We've got a bunch of risk-taking cowboys running this project.
  • He cowboyed in Texas and Oklahoma.

Synonyms for Cowboy

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