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Definition of cowboy up

cowboy up

verb

  • to face a daunting task, as a brave cowboy would.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

    Citation from "Charged", Reaper (TV, 2007), Season 1 Episode 2 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: brave.

    Last edited on Apr 29 2011. Submitted by Mary K. from Lockport, IL, USA on Feb 25 2003.

  • "own up to it". Also see "mount up", "saddle up".

    Last edited on Apr 09 2018. Submitted by Anonymous on Apr 09 2018.

  • "to ride (or, to "eat out") one's partner" - extreme sexual connotation - as in "the task set before you", generally referring to a female. Similar to "cowgirl up", having the roles reversed.

    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Apr 09 2018. Submitted by Anonymous on Apr 09 2018.

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Other terms relating to 'brave':

Definitions include: socially dangerous or daring; intellectually provocative; tending to induce unease or stress in viewers.
Definitions include: also balls to the wall.
Definitions include: metaphorical testicles that people with courage or gall have.
Definitions include: Literally, brass testicles.
Definitions include: metaphor: having a "backbone" endows one with courage, will.
Definitions include: cigarette.
Definitions include: exclamation of disappointment.
Definitions include: full of courage.
Definitions include: testicles.
Definitions include: brave.

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Other terms relating to 'cowboy':

Definitions include: an employee who frequently operates in an unauthorized fashion.
Definitions include: a very strong cigarette.

Other terms relating to 'up':

Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: to misbehave.
Definitions include: acronym of "all fucked up."
Definitions include: well dressed, wearing makeup, etc.
Definitions include: doing something emphatically.
Definitions include: energetic due to consumption of a stimulant.
Definitions include: to increase.
Definitions include: to contribute one's share.
Definitions include: to mess up.
Definitions include: to make something like ass.
Definitions include: strange, stupid; "weird".
Definitions include: stupid.
Definitions include: strange / stupid.
Definitions include: to move away from.
Definitions include: to call someone to halt, particularly when the intention is to rob.

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