Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: cowherd
IPA transcription: [k'aʊh,ɝd]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: cowboy, cowpuncher, puncher, cowman, cattleman, cowpoke, cowhand, cowherd
    Meaning: a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback
Usage examples
  • So she became a cowherd.
  • Once, when very hungry, he went into the house of a cowherd and asked for something to eat.
  • The farmer said he wanted a cowherd, as his own had left him, and if the girl liked the place she might take it.
  • SOCRATES: Suppose the slave to be a cowherd; the rhapsode will know better than the cowherd what he ought to say in order to soothe the infuriated cows?