The word cowboy is a noun. Cowboy means (1) a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback, (2) someone who is reckless or irresponsible (especially in driving vehicles), (3) a performer who gives exhibitions of riding and roping and bulldogging.
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Cowboy boots are not just for cowboys anymore. Many people from all walks of life enjoy wearing cowboy boots, whether for utilitarian purposes or simply as a fashion statement.
Visit this western clothing retailer directory to find western clothing retailers in the United States. The photo on this web page depicts western boots, a cowboy hat, and a pair of jeans.