- a man who dresses like a cowboy but has never worked as one
- a man who loiters in public places, as on street corners, esp. in order to flirt with women
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- A loafer who passes time on sidewalks or at drugstores.
- One who dresses or acts like a cowboy but has never been one.
(plural drugstore cowboys)
- (idiomatic) Someone who dresses and acts as a cowboy but has none of the skills.