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noun, plural rodeos.
a public exhibition of cowboy skills, as bronco riding and calf roping.
a roundup of cattle.
Informal. any contest offering prizes in various events:
a bicycle rodeo for kids under twelve.
(initial capital letter, italics) a ballet (1942) choreographed by Agnes de Mille, with musical score by Aaron Copland.
verb (used without object), rodeoed, rodeoing.
to participate or compete in a rodeo or rodeos:
He’s been rodeoing since he was twelve.
noun (mainly US & Canadian) (pl) -os
a display of the skills of cowboys, including bareback riding, steer wrangling, etc
the rounding up of cattle for branding, counting, inspection, etc
an enclosure for cattle that have been rounded up


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