What does Rodeo mean?

Definitions for Rodeo
ˈroʊ diˌoʊ, roʊˈdeɪ oʊRodeo

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rodeo(noun)

    an exhibition of cowboy skills

  2. rodeo(noun)

    an enclosure for cattle that have been rounded up


  1. rodeo(Noun)

    A North American sport involving skills with horses, cows and other livestock.

  2. rodeo(Noun)

    An entertainment event associated with the sport.

  3. Origin: From the verb rodear (to “surround”), and specifically rodeo, noun derived from the verb, which refers to a cattle roundup.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rodeo(noun)

    a round-up. See Round-up

  2. Origin: [SP., a going round.]


  1. Rodeo

    Rodeo is a competitive sport which arose out of the working practices of cattle herding in Spain, Mexico, and later the United States, Canada, South America and Australia. It was based on the skills required of the working vaqueros and later, cowboys, in what today is the western United States, western Canada, and northern Mexico. Today it is a sporting event that consists of events that involve horses and other livestock, designed to test the skill and speed of the human cowboy and cowgirl athletes who participate. Professional rodeos generally comprise the following events: tie-down roping, team roping, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, bareback bronc riding, bull riding and barrel racing. The events are divided into two basic categories: the rough stock events and the timed events. Depending on sanctioning organization and region, other events such as breakaway roping, goat tying, or pole bending may also be a part of some rodeos. Rodeo, particularly popular today within the Canadian province of Alberta and throughout the western United States, is the official state sport of Wyoming, South Dakota, and Texas. The iconic silhouette image of a "Bucking Horse and Rider" is a federal and state-registered trademark of the State of Wyoming. The Legislative Assembly of Alberta has considered making rodeo the official sport of that province. However, enabling legislation has yet to be passed.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rodeo

    rō-dā′ō, n. a gathering of cattle to be branded. [Sp., rodar, to go round—L. rotāre, to wheel.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rodeo in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rodeo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Rodeo in a Sentence

  1. Jacqui Esparza:

    This isn't our first rodeo.

  2. President George W. Bush:

    You know, this isn't my first rodeo.

  3. Craig Robins:

    It's going to put it up there with Madison Avenue and Rodeo Drive.

  4. Read MoreWhen:

    I've been doing this rodeo far too long, it's like -- no comments.

  5. Mark Tronstein:

    Together with its fame and legendary hospitality, Rodeo Drive delivers an experience like no other.

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