导读 大家好,知识小编来为大家讲解下。趣词词典,- 英语词根词缀词源词典很多人还不知道,现在让我们一起来看看吧!一、趣词词典1、cowboy 牛

大家好,知识小编来为大家讲解下。趣词词典,- 英语词根词缀词源词典很多人还不知道,现在让我们一起来看看吧!

一、趣词词典

1、cowboy 牛仔

2、来自cow和boy的组合词。

二、- 英语词根词缀词源词典

1、cowboy (n.)

2、1725,"boy who tends to cows,"from cow (n.) + boy. Sense in Western U.S. is from 1849; in figurative use by 1942 for"brash and reckless young man"(as an adjective meaning"reckless,"from 1920s). Cowhand is first attested 1852 in American English (see hand (n.)). Cowpoke (said to be 1881, not in popular use until 1940s) was said to be originally restricted to the cowboys who prodded cattle onto railroad cars with long poles.

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