Urban Cowboy

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The term is borrowed from the title of a popular 1980 movie starring John Travolta and Debra Winger and featuring several country music performances.


Urban Cowboy (plural Urban Cowboys)

  1. A person living in the city who dresses in Western-style clothes.
  2. (music, uncountable) Pop-styled country music which became popular during the early 1980s, following the release of the movie Urban Cowboy (1980).


  • (city person who dresses in Western-style clothes): transwestite