1. an adventurous hero
2. a hired man who tends cattle and performs many of his duties on horseback
John Wayne, Tex Ritter, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry were some of the most famous cowboys.
"I should've been a Cowboy
I should'be learned to rope and ride
Wearing my six-shooter riding by pony on a cattle drive
Stealing the young girl's hearts
Just like Gene and Roy
Singing those campfire songs
I should've been a cowboy"