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A cowboy is the ideal American figure because he comes packing with two Colt .45 Revolvers, and a double barrel shotgun, plus a 1HP...Horse.
It'd be cool if I was a cowboy.
by Border Brother October 20, 2003
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Wild, impulsive, living on the edge and taking risks without worrying about the consequences.
"That cowboy sure did leave a mess behind didn't he?"
by Anonymous A.D. October 11, 2007
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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"
by Swarsfanatic May 10, 2005
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In the poker variant of Texas Hold 'em, Cowboys is a nickname for two kings as a player's two hole cards. These are usually played fast as they are very vulnerable to an ace on the board.

Other nicknames for kings include kangaroos, sergeants from k company, king kong, gorillas, krispy kreme,and cold turkey.
After calling Ted's All in, Hanzo flips over his cowboys and they hold up against Ted's Ducks.
by CooCooCoo January 27, 2006
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The famous image of Americans. The person who is poeti, a fighter, and can survive on his own. I have been called a cowboy before, by those without these skills
John Wayne could stare down an army.

Of course, he was a cowboy
by Grahamman December 04, 2003
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a sexy guy that rides a noble steed! you may say you don't like country boyz but when you see a sexy cowboy you'll think twice.
save a horse, ride a cowboy
by Courtnei August 09, 2005
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