What is another word for rancher?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈant͡ʃə] (IPA)

A rancher is a person who manages and operates a large farm or cattle ranch. There are a variety of synonyms that can be used to describe this occupation, depending on the region and the type of work being done. In some areas, ranchers may be referred to as cowboys or cowgirls, while in other regions they may be called stockmen or herders. Other synonyms for rancher include cattleman, sheep rancher, cowhand, and grazier. Regardless of the term used, the work of a rancher is essential to the production of food and the preservation of rural communities.

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Usage examples for Rancher

She was very sensitive, in those days, about doing her whole duty as a wife-the wife of a Western rancher.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower
Over and over again, an Indian will go around an obstacle through which the Bush-rancher would hew a passage.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
The rancher, however, did not appear to feel it.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton

Famous quotes with Rancher

  • My uncle always said that I could have been a rancher.
    Robert Duvall
  • I didn't want to play a rancher. I didn't want to have a cowboy hat on; I wanted to get away from that in the things I do. But I read the script and fell in love with it. As hard as I tried to say no, I couldn't.
    Tim McGraw
  • So that was Reagan's political problem. As a rancher in California, he was an environmentalist himself. But the President of the United States doesn't control everything that happens in Washington.
    Brian Mulroney
  • I wanted to be a cattle rancher when I was young, because it was what I knew and I loved it.
    Sandra Day O'Connor
  • Most editors run poems and poetry reviews the way a prosperous Montana rancher might keep a few buffalo around — not to eat the endangered creatures but to display them for tradition's sake.
    Dana Gioia

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