wrangler

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

wrangle +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

wrangler (plural wranglers)

  1. Someone who wrangles or quarrels.
  2. A cowboy who takes care of saddle horses.
  3. A cowboy who takes care of tourists.
  4. An animal handler or trainer.
  5. (Britain, education, University of Cambridge) A student who has completed the third year of the mathematical tripos with first-class honours.

Usage notes[edit]

In the Cambridge sense, the student taking the first place in the class is the senior wrangler, the second is the second wrangler, and so on.

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]