What is another word for cayuse?

67 synonyms found


[ kˈe͡ɪjuːs], [ kˈe‍ɪjuːs], [ k_ˈeɪ_j_uː_s]

Cayuse is a term that is used to refer to a hardy, small horse that was originally bred by Native American tribes. However, this term has also come to be associated with negative connotations over the years. Due to this, many people have started using synonyms for the word cayuse in their writing. Some of the most popular synonyms for cayuse include pony, mustang, bronco, and small horse. These words are far less controversial than the term cayuse and still accurately describe the type of animal being referred to. By using these alternative words, writers can avoid any unintentionally offensive language while still being descriptive.

What are the hypernyms for Cayuse?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Cayuse?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for cayuse (as nouns)

Usage examples for Cayuse

There was a considerable proportion of the spotted roan, which is the traditional color for the Indian "cayuse."
"Two Years in Oregon"
Wallis Nash
She lent me a cayuse to ride over to Fenton's ranch, and the trail there leads close by the head of the gully."
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
There was then a cayuse pony in Waynefleet's stable, but it belonged to a neighbouring rancher, and Laura had no intention of handing it over to the strangers.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton

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