Wrangler vs Cowpoke - What's the difference?

wrangler | cowpoke |

As nouns the difference between wrangler and cowpoke

is that wrangler is someone who wrangles or quarrels while cowpoke is (us|slang) a cowhand (one who tends free-range cattle).



(en noun)
  • Someone who wrangles or quarrels.
  • A cowboy who takes care of saddle horses.
  • A cowboy who takes care of tourists.
  • An animal handler or trainer.
  • (UK, education, University of Cambridge) a student who has completed the third year of the mathematical tripos with first-class honours.
  • See also





    (en noun)
  • (US, slang) A cowhand (one who tends free-range cattle)
  • (US, dated) A device used in 19th century, some of which were patented or farm made and used around the neck of cows and other livestock to prevent them from challenging fencing. The action of the device was to poke the cow when the device came in contact with the fence.
  • Synonyms

    * (person) cowhand, cowperson


    * (person) cowboy, cowgirl