Definitions for buck

Definitions for (noun) buck

Main entry: buck

Definition: mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)

Main entry: sawbuck, sawhorse, buck, horse

Definition: a framework for holding wood that is being sawed

Main entry: vaulting horse, buck, long horse

Definition: a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting

Main entry: Pearl Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, Buck

Definition: United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973)

Main entry: one dollar bill, buck, clam, dollar, dollar bill

Definition: a piece of paper money worth one dollar

Definitions for (verb) buck

Main entry: jerk, buck, hitch

Definition: jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched

Usage: the yung filly bucked

Main entry: tear, shoot, shoot down, buck, charge

Definition: move quickly and violently

Usage: The car tore down the street; He came charging into my office

Main entry: go against, buck

Definition: resist

Usage: buck the trend

Main entry: buck

Definition: to strive with determination

Usage: John is bucking for a promotion

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