Definition of Rancher

1. Noun. A person who owns or operates a ranch.

Generic synonyms: Farmer, Granger, Husbandman, Sodbuster
Specialized synonyms: Grazier
Derivative terms: Ranch



Definition of Rancher

1. Noun. A person who operates a ranch. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rancher

1. one that owns or works on a ranch [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rancher

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ranced
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rancels
rances
rancescent
ranch
ranch dressing
ranch hand
ranch house
ranchburger
ranchburgers
ranched
rancher (current term)
rancheria
rancherias
ranchero
ranchero sauce
ranchero sauces
rancheroes
rancheros
ranchers
ranches
ranchette
ranchettes
ranchhand
ranchhands
ranching

Literary usage of Rancher

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1. The Innocents Abroad, Or, The New Pilgrims' Progress: Being Some Account of by Mark Twain (1870)
"And then there was the goose-rancher—a fellow who drove a hundred geese before him about the city, and tried to sell them. He had a pole ten feet long, ..."

2. British Dominions: Their Present Commercial and Industrial Condition; a by William James Ashley (1911)
"We are witnessing the gradual extinction of the rancher and the gradual establishment of a great grazing and feeding industry. It is naturally difficult by ..."

3. British Dominions: Their Present Commercial and Industrial Condition; a by William James Ashley (1911)
"We are witnessing the gradual extinction of the rancher and the gradual establishment of a great grazing and feeding industry. It is naturally difficult by ..."

4. Thirty-one Years on the Plains and in the Mountains: Or, The Last Voice from by William F. Drannan (1900)
"CHAPTER XXXV. BLACK BESS BECOMES POPULAR IN SAN FRANCISCO.—A FAILURE AS rancher. BUYING HOUSES IN OREGON. THE KLAMATH MARSH.—CAPTAIN JACK THE MODOC. ..."

5. Canada as it is by John Foster Fraser (1905)
"AMONG THE FOOTHILLS OF THE ROCKIES : THE LIFE OF THE rancher. THE "broncho-buster," the "cow-puncher," and the men who ranch among the foothills ..."

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