Cowboy

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Cowboy

A slang term for an employee who is hard to manage either because he/she does not work well with others, has a difficult personality, or for some other reason.
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But Daniel Sargent, this Clint Eastwood wannabe, hadn't just been crowned king cowpuncher or lasso twirler.
Mountain climber, cowpuncher and artist, Russ Huse can recall few dull moments in his 80-plus years.
A trick roping ace with the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West show at the Dominion Exhibition in Calgary in 1908, he was an agent for Will Picket, the Black cowpuncher who had invented bulldogging.
freighting gang here taking in flour--stuck up for lack of feed and a cowpuncher going up to his homestead--quite a wild bunch too.
Today, movies are so ingrained in our culture it is hard to imagine a time when former cowpunchers, prospectors, vaudevillians, even junk dealers made up the rules as they went along.