Wrangler vs Cowhand - What's the difference?

wrangler | cowhand |


As nouns the difference between wrangler and cowhand

is that wrangler is someone who wrangles or quarrels while cowhand is one who tends free-range cattle, especially in the american west.

wrangler

Noun

(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

    *optime

    cowhand

    English

    Alternative forms

    * cow hand

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who tends free-range cattle, especially in the American West.
  • * {{quote-magazine
  • , year = 1886 , month = April , volume = 8 , issue = 1 , title = Ranch Life and Game Shooting in the West , first = Theodore , last = Roosevelt , authorlink = Theodore Roosevelt , magazine = Outing , page = 3 , pageurl = http://http://books.google.com/books?id=0ulYAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA3 , passage = Though a first rate cow hand he very shortly proved himself to be wholly incapable of acting as head. }}
  • * {{quote-song
  • , year = 1936 , title = , composer = , url = http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFS6UXi4DB4 , passage = I'm an old cowhand from the Rio Grande / but my legs ain't bowed and my cheeks ain't tan }}

    Synonyms

    * cowperson * cowpoke