Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who breaks wild horses to the saddle.

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  • n. A person who breaks horses so that they can be ridden with a saddle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who breaks horses

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Konnan and I teamed for a pair of catapult somersaults and a broncobuster on Hennig.

    REY MYSTERIO BEHIND THE MASK

  • Morgan Freeman's Petruchio is less a shrew tamer than a broncobuster, tossing a lasso over his headstrong, heel-kicking filly.

    Actor's Gotta Do What An Actor's Gotta Do

  • She wants to be a broncobuster, can you imagine that?

    Failing at FAIRNESS

  • Back in, X-Pac kicks his head off and tries a broncobuster, but Test pulls Shane out.

    Scott's Blog of Doom

  • Just think of something stupid to say and then don't say it. broncobuster, yeah, I guess some could consider that choking too.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Webster's Ninth has recorded as main entries broncobuster (1887) ` one who breaks wild horses to the saddle '; trustbuster (1903) ` one who seeks to break up business trusts; specif: a federal official who prosecutes trusts under the antitrust laws'; sodbuster (ca. 1918) ` one (as a farmer or a plow) that breaks the sod '; gangbuster

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XII No 3

  • While this list of terms is incomplete because not every - buster word created between 1887, the date given for broncobuster, and 1983, the year Webster's Ninth and 9,000

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XII No 3

  • My broncobuster on Kevin in the corner put him asleep for a bit, but there was one man we hadn’t counted on: Luger.

    REY MYSTERIO BEHIND THE MASK

  • I hope broncobuster likes getting smashed around on the potholes, bumps, rocks and then occasionally gets run ove ... "

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