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Definitions for buckaroo
ˈbʌk əˌru, ˌbʌk əˈrubucka·roo

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  1. vaquero, buckaroo, buckeroonoun

    local names for a cowboy (`vaquero' is used especially in southwestern and central Texas and `buckaroo' is used especially in California)


  1. buckaroonoun

    A cowboy, specifically, a working cowboy who generally does not do rodeos.

  2. buckaroonoun

    One who sports a distinctive buckaroo style of cowboy clothing, boots, and heritage.

    Many cowboy poets have a buckaroo look and feel about them.

  3. buckaroonoun

    A style of cowboy boot with a high and uniquely tapered heel.

  4. buckaroonoun

    A reckless, headstrong person.

    Don't run in looking for a fight like some kind of buckaroo.

  5. buckaroonoun

    A dollar (variation of buck).

    That'll be twenty buckaroos, buddy.

  6. Etymology: 1889, derived from vaquero, from vaca, from Latin vacca, plus -ero. Spelling influenced by buck.


  1. Buckaroo

    Buckaroo is a song recorded by American country music artist Lee Ann Womack. It was released in April 1998 as the fourth single from the album Lee Ann Womack. The song reached #27 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. The song was written by Ed Hill and Mark D. Sanders.


  1. buckaroo

    A buckaroo is an American cowboy, often specifically associated with the ranching and rodeo culture of the Western United States. The term is derived from the Spanish word "vaquero," which means cowhand or cattle herder.


  1. Buckaroo

    Buckaroo is a game of physical skill, intended for children aged four and above. Buckaroo is made by Milton Bradley, a division of the toy company Hasbro. Originally released in 1970 by ideal using a white mule this has now been replaced with a brown one. Play centres around a simple articulated plastic model of a mule named Roo. The mule begins the game standing on all four feet, with just a blanket on its back. Players take turns placing various items onto the mule's back. They must do so very gently, as a delicate spring mechanism inside the mule will be triggered by excess vibration—if it is triggered, the mule bucks up on its front legs, throwing off all the accumulated items. The player who triggered this buck is knocked out of the game, and play resumes. The winner is the last player remaining in the game. In the event that a player manages to place the last item onto the mule's back without it bucking, that player is the winner. The items which players must place on the mule's back are: ⁕a bedroll ⁕a canteen ⁕a crate ⁕a frying pan ⁕a cowboy hat ⁕a guitar ⁕a holster

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of buckaroo in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of buckaroo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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    an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
    A fancy
    B disguise
    C rateables
    D investigating

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