Buckaroo meaning

bŭkə-ro͝o
A cowboy.
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A cowboy, specifically, a working cowboy who generally does not do rodeos.
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One who sports a distinctive buckaroo style of cowboy clothing, boots, and heritage.

Many cowboy poets have a buckaroo look and feel about them.

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A style of cowboy boot with a high and uniquely tapered heel.
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A reckless, headstrong person.

Don’t run in looking for a fight like some kind of buckaroo.

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(slang) A dollar (variation of buck).

That’ll be twenty buckaroos, buddy.

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Origin of buckaroo

  • Alteration (perhaps influenced by buck) of Spanish vaquero from vaca cow from Latin vacca

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 1889, derived from Spanish vaquero (“cowboy”), from vaca (“cow”), from Latin vacca, plus Spanish -ero (“-er”). Spelling influenced by buck.

    From Wiktionary