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Wrangler

noun; derivation
A of nickname for someone, usu. a male, who has a reputation of being rowdy, tough, and loud. apparent meaning: It is a reference to a person or living being. It is most likely a person who is tough and scrappy because of the meaning of 'to wrangle', to wrestle or quarrel with someone or something. The components are the verb 'to wrangle' and the addition of an 'r' to change the word to a noun standing for a person or thing. To nickname a pal in an endearing manner by describing his appearance and demeanor.
 
Is the wrangler around?
Etymology : Derivation
Source : Question asked to me by a friend on the phone
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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