Definition of Marlboro Man in English:

Marlboro Man

(also Marlboro man)

noun

US
  • The American cowboy character used in advertising campaigns for Marlboro cigarettes. Hence allusively (frequently humorously): a rugged, self-sufficient, ostentatiously masculine man.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Life. From Marlboro, the trademark of a brand of cigarette + man.

Pronunciation

Marlboro Man

/ˈmɑːlb(ə)rə ˌman/