Headstrong vs Buckaroo - What's the difference?

headstrong | buckaroo |


As an adjective headstrong

is determined to do as one pleases, and not as others want.

As a noun buckaroo is

a cowboy, specifically, a working cowboy who generally does not do rodeos.

headstrong

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Determined to do as one pleases, and not as others want.
  • He was in that headstrong teenage phase when he felt like he knew everything.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * headstrongly * headstrongness

    buckaroo

    English

    Alternative forms

    * buckeroo

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A cowboy, specifically, a working cowboy who generally does not do rodeos.
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  • "No thanks, cowboy. If I was to let every rodeo hand I pulled a bull off of buy me liquor, I'd have been an alcoholic long ago. Pullin' bulls off of you buckaroos is just my job. So save your money for your next entry fee, cowboy."
  • One who sports a distinctive buckaroo style of cowboy clothing, boots, and heritage.
  • Many cowboy poets have a buckaroo look and feel about them.
  • A style of cowboy boot with a high and uniquely tapered heel.
  • A reckless, headstrong person.
  • Don’t run in looking for a fight like some kind of buckaroo .
  • (slang) A dollar (variation of buck).
  • That’ll be twenty buckaroos , buddy.