el vaquero
-the cowboy
See the entry for vaquero.


el vaquero, la vaquera(
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (occupation)
a. cowboy (masculine)
Mi bisabuelo era un vaquero en el Viejo Oeste.My great-grandfather was a cowboy in the Old West.
¿De qué te vas a vestir para Halloween? - De vaquero.What are you dressing up as for Halloween? - A cowboy.
b. cowgirl (feminine)
Mi vecina es vaquera en un rodeo en Austin.My neighbor is a cowgirl in a rodeo in Austin.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(student who skips class) (Andes)
a. truant
Atrapamos a estos vaqueros en el cine.We caught these truants in the movie theater.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (related to cowboys)
a. cowboy
¿Vamos a ver la nueva película de vaqueros?Shall we go see the new cowboy movie?
4. (material)
a. denim
Barbara tiene una cartera vaquera.Barbara has a denim purse.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (clothing)
a. jeans
Compramos unos vaqueros Levi's originales en San Francisco, California.We bought some original Levi jeans in San Francisco, California.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (tela)
a. denim
falda/camisa vaqueradenim skirt/shirt
tela vaqueradenim
pantalón vaquerojeans, denims
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (persona)
a. cowboy, cowgirl
una película de vaquerosa western, a cowboy film
3. (pantalón)
a. jeans
unos vaqueros(a pair of) jeans
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vaqueroa vaquera
(de los pastores) cowboy; [+tela, falda] denim
pantalones vaqueros jeans
1 [de ganado] cowherd; cowboy/cowgirl
2 (Latinoamérica) (lechero) milkman/milkwoman
3 (And) (ausente) truant
1 (Caribe) (látigo) rawhide whip
2 vaqueros (pantalones) jeans
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