Cowboy

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A derogatory term used as either an adjective or a noun
adjective Referring to a doctor who performs surgery, but isn’t fully qualified and is thus known as a 'cowboy surgeon'
noun A doctor who performs a type of surgery—e.g., a hair transplant—with little experience for the procedure
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If you love westerns, spectacular scenery and fancy your chances as a hotshot cowhand for the week, Willow Lane Ranch (www.
Among the traditional songs, three are especially rich with cowhand vernacular and dust-dry humor:
Usually a retired cowhand, the cook was the hardest-working member of the trail team.
Cowboy shooters, especially those purists who prefer not only to look authentic to 19th century--but to look as if they've been around that long--have taken to these antique finished Cimarrons like a thirsty cowhand takes to a saloon at the end of a long drive.
Verna Bloom is the extraordinarily stoical missus, Peter Fonda the terminally monosyllabic cowhand in an ever so pretty, ever so pretentious Western in which nothing much happens.
Bert Prindle, a fourth-generation cowhand from Wyoming, observes, "A real cowboy is a jack of all trades.
Sir, - With the invasion of Iraq at the behest of America's leading cowhand, one thing is blatantly clear: The United Nations organisation is immediately rendered as irrelevant and redundant and is now no more than the most expensive debating society for impotent nobodies in the world.
I was excited at the prospect of getting back on a horse, certain I could work the cows and calves as well as any cowhand.
Pullman posits his hero as a lonesome cowhand who's fairly clumsy in matters of the heart and is hardly oppressively intimidating as a gunman; he's hardly any ultra-cool, laconic western icon, and yet he strives for mythicism all the same: He certainly means business when he's been wronged.
20pm) Verna Bloom is the extraordinarily stoical missus, Peter Fonda the terminally monosyllabic cowhand in an ever so pretty, ever so pretentious Western.
Cash plugged straight into the myth of the Old West - the star-crossed cowhand, the poker-faced loner, the mysterious man in black.