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[kou-gurl] /ˈkaʊˌgɜrl/
a woman who herds and tends cattle on a ranch, especially in the western U.S., and who traditionally goes about most of her work on horseback.
a woman who exhibits the skills attributed to such cowgirls, especially in rodeos.
Origin of cowgirl
1880-85, Americanism; cow1 + girl Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Eye whites flash, hyperboles pop, the mic cord is whipped around cowgirl-style.
  • However, cowboy hats may not be worn by anyone who isn't technically a cowboy or a cowgirl.
  • Lisa poses with her cowgirl-topped birthday cake, a surprise treat from friends.
  • Grab the reins and become a cowboy, or cowgirl, for the day.
  • All through the twenties he sold countless photos of dudes in cowboy outfits-or cowgirl outfits.

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