horse wrangler

horse wrangler
a cowboy who takes care of the saddle horses
Syn: ↑wrangler
Derivationally related forms: ↑wrangle (for: ↑wrangler)

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: a ranch hand who takes care of the saddle horses

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horse wrangler,
U.S. a ranch hand or cowboy who rounds up or has charge of a herd of horses or cow ponies.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • horse-wrangler — see under ↑wrangle • • • Main Entry: ↑horse …   Useful english dictionary

  • horse-wrangler —    See wrangler …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • wrangler — ☆ wrangler wrangler1 [raŋ′glər] n. [ WRANGLE1 + ER] a person who wrangles, or argues, esp. in a contentious way wrangler2 [raŋ′glər] n. [< (horse) wrangler, partial transl. of AmSp caballerango, a groom, footman ] a cowboy who herds livestock …   English World dictionary

  • wrangler — (caballerango [kaßajeráŋgo] < caballo horse < Latin caballum pack horse, nag plus ero, an agentive suffix, plus ango, a despec tive suffix)    OED: 1888. The hand on a ranch or trail drive who cares for the herd of horses. This position was …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • wrangler — /rang gleuhr/, n. 1. a cowboy, esp. one in charge of saddle horses. 2. a person who wrangles or disputes. 3. (at Cambridge University, England) a person placed in the first class in the mathematics tripos. [1505 15; WRANGLE + ER1; (def. 1) orig.… …   Universalium

  • wrangler — wran•gler [[t]ˈræŋ glər[/t]] n. 1) cvb a cowboy, esp. one in charge of saddle horses 2) a person who wrangles or disputes • Etymology: 1505–15; wrangle+ er I; (def. 1) orig. horse wrangler, prob. partial trans. of MexSp caballerango groom, stable …   From formal English to slang

  • wrangler — /ˈræŋglə/ (say ranggluh) noun 1. someone who wrangles or disputes. 2. Obsolete (at Cambridge University) one of those who attained first class honours in mathematics. 3. US someone who tends or wrangles horses. 4. Film, TV a person who looks… …   Australian English dictionary

  • wrangler — noun Date: circa 1510 1. a bickering disputant 2. [short for horse wrangler, probably part translation of Mexican Spanish caballerango groom] a ranch hand who takes care of the saddle horses; broadly cowboy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • horse pestler —    See wrangler …   Vocabulario Vaquero