Definitions

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

  • noun An untrained or partially trained horse or pony of western North America.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun On the northwestern plains of the United States, an unbroken or imperfectly broken horse, usually a mustang or Indian pony.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as broncho.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A horse of western North America that is wild or not fully broken.

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

  • noun an unbroken or imperfectly broken mustang

Etymologies

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

[American Spanish, from Spanish, wild, perhaps from Vulgar Latin *bruncus, knot in a tree, perhaps from Latin broccus, projecting (influenced by truncus, stump).]

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From Spanish bronco ("rough").

Examples

  • "{quoted text} guess what so called bronco fan. what makes them professional anything? the fact that somebody gave them a job. to put this all off on shanahan and his gang of thugs is to put blinders on and make believe the world is a ..."

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  • "{quoted text} guess what so called bronco fan. what makes them professional anything? the fact that somebody gave them a job. to put this all off on shanahan and his gang of thugs is to put blinders on and make believe the world is a ..."

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  • The charreada evolved from informal contests the vaqueros or cowboys held to show off their ranching skills, such as bronco riding and roping.

    Charreada in Guadalajara

  • He had handled his Indian scouts and dealt with the "bronco" Indians, the renegades from the tribes, in circumstances of extreme peril; for he had seen the sullen, moody Apaches when they suddenly went crazy with wolfish blood-lust, and in their madness wished to kill whomever was nearest.

    The Rough Riders

  • i cant believe a so-called bronco fan would bad mouth shanny, i never hear about steeler fans talk bad about knoll or 49er fans bad mouth walsh, you should turn in your jersy.

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  • He had handled his Indian scouts and dealt with the "bronco" Indians, the renegades from the tribes, in circumstances of extreme peril; for he had seen the sullen, moody Apaches when they suddenly went crazy with wolfish blood-lust, and in their madness wished to kill whomever was nearest.

    II. To Cuba

  • He had handled his Indian scouts and dealt with the "bronco" Indians, the renegades from the tribes, in circumstances of extreme peril; for he had seen the sullen, moody Apaches when they suddenly went crazy with wolfish blood-lust, and in their madness wished to kill whomever was nearest.

    The Rough Riders

  • Because it is funny, like "Barking up a whole new can of worms" ...... broncos314 wrote: Yea, Daniel it certainly sounds like you and your "bronco" cronies (did I spell cronies right) want the broncos to succeed, sorry if my double digit IQ isn't processing all you negative BS as bronco support.

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  • Yea, Daniel it certainly sounds like you and your "bronco" cronies (did I spell cronies right) want the broncos to succeed, sorry if my double digit IQ isn't processing all you negative BS as bronco support.

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  • Yea, Daniel it certainly sounds like you and your "bronco" cronies (did I spell cronies right) want the broncos to succeed, sorry if my double digit IQ isn't processing all you negative BS as bronco support.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

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