Definition of Midnight Cowboy from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Midnight Cowboy

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a US film (1969) that won an Oscar as Best Picture. It was directed by the English director John Schlesinger, who also received an Oscar. The story is from a novel by James Leo Herlihy. It is about a young man from Texas, played by John Voight, who goes to New York and becomes a male prostitute.