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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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Of course, it was another gay role, playing a confused cowpoke in Brokeback Mountain, that really made his name.
While the big character- and scene-setting numbers are well done, the songs by Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen that are most affecting and original in their simplicity and sincerity are the cowpoke's off-handed lament "Empty Saddles" and the song of remembrance by the miners' ghosts, "I Made That."
"I'm hoping it won't be some cowpoke or someone who lives on a trailer park surrounded by rattlesnakes," he said.
The horsey quartet give city and suburb slickers a chance to play cowpoke for a week or a weekend.
I'm a city slicker, but my girlfriend's a cowpoke. Are separate vacations (sigh) in our future, or is there a destination that can fit us both?
Red River Ski Area (Red River, New Mexico): Such trail names as Cowpoke's Cruise and Gold Rush Hill marry this ski area, 170 miles north of Albuquerque, to the Old West.
Throughout “Fourth and First,” Dacada Summer delivers a reverent dictum to his Midwestern roots—but make no mistake, this is no cowpoke collective.
Nicknamed Cowpoke, Wrangler and Ramblin, respectively, for this show, the trio will present music and spoken word pieces alone and together.
His idea for a saloon, sheriff's office and jail was all cooked up during an internet chat with a fellow cowpoke from Airdrie.
However, there is also fierce competition from Heath Ledger, as a gay cowpoke in Brokeback Mountain, and Joaquin Phoenix who slips into the powerful persona of country star Johnny Cash.
He went into movies in 1912 as a stuntman and playing cowpoke roles
So, George, before you go wiping the hand-tooled cowpoke boots on Elizabeth Regina's best Axminster again, just think on, the reason we have free speech is that we can be trusted to use the English language properly - even David Beckham.