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windshield cowboy  n.— «Spahnie, who teamed with Johnny Sain to lead the old Boston Braves to a 1948 National League pennant, now calls himself a “windshield cowboy.” A bad knee keeps him from riding the range horseback to...

windshield cowboy

windshield cowboy  n.— «Instead of the customary chuck wagon, the participating cowboys and a number of “windshield cowboy” spectators ate their barbecue dinner at the auction after the herd was penned.» —“Cowboys Push...

windshield cowboy

windshield cowboy n. a cattle rancher who works while driving a pickup truck instead of riding a horse; generally, a mildly deprecating term for an aspiring rancher who is considered a pretender. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

windshield cowboy

windshield cowboy  n.— «These weekend ranchers are also called “windshield cowboys” because they use sack feed instead of graze and have trained their cattle to come at the sound of an auto horn.» —“Cowboys—the real...

windshield cowboy

windshield cowboy  n.— «Meanwhile, Cornwell, 87, keeps 182 head of cattle not far from the banks of the Arkansas River. “I call myself the windshield cowboy. I drive around in my pickup, and if anything’s wrong I get someone to fix...

windshield cowboy

windshield cowboy  n.— «“We don’t ride horses at our ranch,” first lady Laura Bush told CNN. “My husband is what’s called ‘the windshield cowboy.’ That means we ride a pickup.”» —“Bush has brush with an old Texas...

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