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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A cowpoke drives his cattle to the Canadian border, but the corrupt sheriff of a backwoods town commandeers the herd.
Other favorites like flaky buttermilk-cheddar biscuits with ancho chile gravy and Berkshire pork Stroganoff with potato ravioli will keep your inner cowpoke happy.
Such issues mightily inflame the gal from the little cowpoke town of Seguin, but golly it did take a while to rouse her ire - or even her interest for that matter - when we were skittering around these subjects in a chat about her forthcoming British tour.
A salad of soft vegetables and beansprouts complemented everything and I was one happy cowpoke.
I mean, here she is, a concert pianist right up there at the Miss America level, working for that cowpoke in the nest of vipers they used to call the White House.
When you select your cowpoke leather, remember that safe drawing and especially re-holstering are more important than a fast draw.
Face it, there's nothing pokey about the cowpoke business.
The quiet, gentle engineer and mushroom magnate grew up in Darjeeling, India, watching American cowboy movies, dreaming of becoming a white-hatted Colorado cowpoke.
Lori Mortensen's COWPOKE CLYDE AND DIRTY DAWG (9780547239934, $16.99) receives fun illustrations by Michael Allen Austin as it tells of Cowpoke Clyde, whose house is clean, chores done, and is happy - until he spies Dawg, caked with mud and misery.
Getting out of my Hi Lux I am really only a good rupture away from a mid-west cowpoke. And that's not a good look for a man's family to live with.
With the help of rugged cowpoke Drover (Hugh Jackman), Sarah decides to rescue it by herding 500 prize cattle across the country to Darwin.