Definition of Gaucho

1. Noun. A cowboy of the South American pampas.




Definition of Gaucho

1. n. One of the native inhabitants of the pampas, of Spanish-American descent. They live mostly by rearing cattle.

2. n. A member of an Indian population, somewhat affected by Spanish blood, in the archipelagoes off the Chilean coast.

Definition of Gaucho

1. Noun. A cowboy of the South American pampas. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gaucho

1. a cowboy of the South American pampas [n -CHOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaucho

gatten tree
gatting
gatumbaite
gatvol
gau
gauche
gauche caviar
gauchely
gaucheness
gauchenesses
gaucher
gaucherie
gaucheries
gauchest
gaucho (current term)
gauchos
gaucie
gaucier
gauciest
gaucy
gaud
gauded
gaudefroyite
gauderies
gaudery
gaudful
gaudgie
gaudgies
gaudier

Literary usage of Gaucho

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1. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1890)
"The gaucho, when he is going to use the lazo, keeps a small coil in his ... The gaucho holds the smallest of the three in his hand, and whirls the other two ..."

2. The Paraná: With Incidents of the Paraguayan War, and South American by Thomas Joseph Hutchinson (1868)
"The majority of these are either gaucho* chiefs or cattle farmers. Third. ... I have not been able to discover the derivation of the title " gaucho. ..."

3. The Gold Diggings of Cape Horn: A Study of Life in Tierra Del Fuego and by John Randolph Spears (1895)
"THE gaucho AT HOME. would rather hear the bird sing than the mouse squeak," is a ... gaucho, in the Spanish- English lexicon, is a term in architecture ..."

4. St. James's Magazine by S. C. Hall (1865)
"Nothing of the sort between the gaucho and yonder wild, bleeding, foaming courser, on which he speeds like the wind. When the gaucho wants a horse, ..."

5. Modern Argentina, the El Dorado of To-day: With Notes on Uruguay and Chile by William Henry Koebel (1907)
"THE gaucho AS STOCKMAN. The " Rodeo "—Some exciting duties—Counting cattle and ... The work of the gaucho lies almost altogether among the livestock. ..."

6. The Drama of Transition: Native and Exotic Playcraft by Isaac Goldberg (1922)
"THE "gaucho" For a proper appreciation of the strange plays that developed out of the circus-ring interludes, one should have an outline knowledge, ..."

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