wran|gler

wran|gler
wran|gler «RANG gluhr», noun.
1. a person who wrangles.
2. Western U.S. and Canada. a herder in charge of horses or cattle.
3. someone who handles or trains any sort of animal: »

snake wrangler.

4. British. (at Cambridge University) a person winning high honors in mathematics as the result of the final examination (tripos).

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  • wran·gler — /ˈræŋgəlɚ/ noun, pl glers [count] US : a person who takes care of horses on a ranch : ↑cowboy …   Useful english dictionary

  • wran — wran; wran·gler; wran·gle; …   English syllables

  • gler — an·gler; bea·gler; bu·gler; bun·gler; com·min·gler; dan·gler; en·gler; en·gler·o·phoenix; en·tan·gler; fi·na·gler; gar·gler; gig·gler; gog·gler; hag·gler; hig·gler; in·vei·gler; jan·gler; jog·gler; jug·gler; mon·gler; nig·gler; shin·gler;… …   English syllables

  • wrangler — wran·gler …   English syllables

  • wrangler — wran|gler [ˈræŋglə US ər] n AmE informal a ↑cowboy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wrangler — wran|gler [ ræŋglər ] noun count AMERICAN a COWBOY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wrangler — wran•gler [[t]ˈræŋ glər[/t]] n. 1) cvb a cowboy, esp. one in charge of saddle horses 2) a person who wrangles or disputes • Etymology: 1505–15; wrangle+ er I; (def. 1) orig. horse wrangler, prob. partial trans. of MexSp caballerango groom, stable …   From formal English to slang

  • Wrangler — Wran gler, n. 1. An angry disputant; one who disputes with heat or peevishness. Noisy and contentious wranglers. I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 2. One of those who stand in the first rank of honors in the University of Cambridge, England. They are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wranglership — Wran gler*ship, n. The honor or position of being a wrangler at the University of Cambridge, England. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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