vaulting horse, long horse, buck(noun)
a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting
dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, buck, clam(noun)
a piece of paper money worth one dollar
Buck, Pearl Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck(noun)
United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973)
sawhorse, horse, sawbuck, buck(noun)
a framework for holding wood that is being sawed
mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)
to strive with determination
"John is bucking for a promotion"
buck, go against(verb)
"buck the trend"
tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck(verb)
move quickly and violently
"The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
buck, jerk, hitch(verb)
jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched
"the yung filly bucked"
lye or suds in which cloth is soaked in the operation of bleaching, or in which clothes are washed
the cloth or clothes soaked or washed
to soak, steep, or boil, in lye or suds; -- a process in bleaching
to wash (clothes) in lye or suds, or, in later usage, by beating them on stones in running water
to break up or pulverize, as ores
the male of deer, especially fallow deer and antelopes, or of goats, sheep, hares, and rabbits
a gay, dashing young fellow; a fop; a dandy
a male Indian or negro
to copulate, as bucks and does
to spring with quick plunging leaps, descending with the fore legs rigid and the head held as low down as possible; -- said of a vicious horse or mule
to subject to a mode of punishment which consists in tying the wrists together, passing the arms over the bent knees, and putting a stick across the arms and in the angle formed by the knees
to throw by bucking. See Buck, v. i., 2
a frame on which firewood is sawed; a sawhorse; a sawbuck
the beech tree
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
buk, n. the male of the deer, goat, hare, and rabbit—often used specifically of the male of the fallow-deer: a dashing young fellow.—v.i. (of a horse or mule—a Buck′jumper) to attempt to throw by a series of rapid jumps into the air, coming down with the back arched, the head down, and the forelegs stiff: (U.S.) to make obstinate resistance to any improvements.—ns. Buck′een, a poor Irish gentleman, without means to support his gentility; Buck′-eye, the American horse-chestnut; Buck′horn, the material of a buck's horn; Buck′-hound, a small kind of staghound used for hunting bucks; Buck′-shot, a large kind of shot, used in shooting deer; Buck′skin, a soft leather made of deerskin or sheepskin: a strong twilled woollen cloth, cropped of nap and carefully finished.—adj. made of the skin of a buck.—n.pl. Buck′skins, breeches made usually of the cloth, not of the leather.—ns. Buck′thorn, a genus of shrubs, the berry of which supplies the sap-green used by painters; Buck′-tooth, a projecting tooth. [A.S. buc, bucca; Dut. bok, Ger. bock, a he-goat.]
buk, v.t. to soak or steep in lye, a process in bleaching.—n. lye in which clothes are bleached.—n. Buck′-bas′ket, a basket in which clothes are carried to be bucked. [Ety. obscure; M. E. bouken; cog. words are Ger. bäuchen, beuchen.]
A mature male of various species of animals.
The male deer, antelope and goat are called a buck.
The numerical value of buck in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of buck in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The buck stops with the guy who signs the checks.
If there's a way to make a buck, some people will do it.
True lust knows no bounds. Marriage or otherwise" - Buck, Mental Hell
Obviously I take responsibility for everything in the end. I mean, the buck stops here.
Never hurt a woman unless you absolutely and positively mean it" - James "The Buck" Bukowitz
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Translations for buck
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- كبش, وعلArabic
- самец, долар, мъжкарBulgarian
- boc, cérvolCatalan, Valencian
- Bock, sich widersetzen, Rammler, RüdeGerman
- pavo, caballerete, macho, gamo, pavos, buco, corcovear, pisaverdeSpanish
- pokkuroida, huntti, syntipukki, satku, keikari, koiras, uros, kolli, pukki, vikuroida, musta pekka, saturainen, taalaFinnish
- piasse, ruer, boucFrench
- fear-choineanScottish Gaelic
- piperkőc, dolcsi, bakHungarian
- responsabilità, moscardino, lepre, daino, camoscio, antilope, sgroppare, centinaio, damerinoItalian
- bok, bokkenDutch
- bįįhkąʼNavajo, Navaho
- бакс, самец, зелёный, щегольRussian
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