Charro vs Cowgirl - What's the difference?

charro | cowgirl |

As nouns the difference between charro and cowgirl

is that charro is a type of Mexican horseman while cowgirl is a woman who tends free-range cattle, especially in the American West.

As a verb cowgirl is

to work as a cowgirl, herding cattle.




(en noun)
  • A type of Mexican horseman
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=August 21, author=Dave Kehr, title=New DVDs, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=The star is Jorge Negrete, a tall baritone with a pencil mustache who appeared as a singing charro in a few dozen ranchero musicals. }}
  • * {{quote-news, year=2006, date=July 28, author=Susannah J. Felts, title=Wanna See Something Really Weird?, work=Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage=The show features a revolving roster of "freaks" both born and made: at Ozzfest the former included Jessie the Half-Boy; a "wolf-boy" from Mexico dressed in a charro suit and sombrero; and the aforementioned Punkin Head, aka Scott the Cyclops, who capitalizes on his empty eye socket with various props including, as Harck promises, his own tongue. }}
  • * {{quote-news, year=1994, date=May 6, author=Carmela Rago, title=Not From Around Here, work=Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage=But he's also evolved from the mythic Mexican cowboy of the 19th century, the charro , who even if he had nothing else had balls. }} ----




    (en noun)
  • a woman who tends free-range cattle, especially in the American West.
  • a woman who identifies with cowboy culture, including clothing such as the cowboy hat.
  • a playing card of queen rank.
  • A sex position where the woman is on top; cowgirl position.
  • Synonyms

    * (sex position) woman-on-top

    Coordinate terms

    * cowboy


    * cowhand * cowperson * cowpoke


    * {{reference-book , year = 2000 , last = Weisenberg , first = Michael , url = , title = The Official Dictionary of Poker , publisher = MGI/Mike Caro University , isbn = 978-1880069523}}


    (en verb)
  • (rare) To work as a cowgirl, herding cattle.
  • * 1998 , Linda M. Hasselstrom, Gaydell Collier, Nancy Curtis, Leaning Into the Wind: Women Write from the Heart of the West
  • She also cowgirled and hired out to do ranch and timber work.
  • * 2007 , American Cowboy (volume 13, number 5, Jan-Feb 2007, page 56)
  • Only 250 miles down the road a reclusive beauty named Joann Brebner was living the bucolic life, cowgirling , helping out at her family's remote ranch-based resort.