Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of a division of the Texas state highway patrol.
  • noun A member of a former mounted force of Texans organized in 1835 and active in maintaining order on the frontier.

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  • noun a member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier

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Examples

  • I also draw the line at Walker, Texas Ranger, which is like Diet Chuck Norris to me.

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  • With $110 million and counting at the box office, the Coen brothers' remake of "True Grit" has become one of the most successful Westerns in Hollywood history, thanks in no small part to the effort of stars Jeff Bridges, Hailee Steinfeld and Matt Damon, who plays the comical but steadfast Texas Ranger, LaBoeuf.

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  • He has starred in many motion pictures and a television show Walker, Texas Ranger, portraying himself as someone who fights against injustice.

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  • This is scarcely surprising; how else could Walker: Texas Ranger have survived eight seasons?

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  • The Texas Ranger then took this tense situation, and rather than defuse it, brought out the blowtorch.

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  • He also gave former Texas Ranger shortstop Alex Rodriguez $252 million over ten years to lead the Rangers to last place, only to sell his contract to the Yankees at a mammoth loss.

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  • We forget that Chuck Norris made exactly one good film (Code of Silence) and that he was a self-parody even before his seven-year stint on Walker: Texas Ranger.

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  • The Texas Ranger then took this tense situation, and rather than defuse it, brought out the blowtorch.

    Bad Sports

  • The Texas Ranger then took this tense situation, and rather than defuse it, brought out the blowtorch.

    Bad Sports

  • He also gave former Texas Ranger shortstop Alex Rodriguez $252 million over ten years to lead the Rangers to last place, only to sell his contract to the Yankees at a mammoth loss.

    Bad Sports

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