Definitions of buck:
  • noun:   mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)
  • noun:   United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973)
  • noun:   a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting
  • noun:   a framework for holding wood that is being sawed
  • noun:   a piece of paper money worth one dollar
  • verb:   resist
    Example: "Buck the trend"
  • verb:   to strive with determination
    Example: "John is bucking for a promotion"
  • verb:   jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched
    Example: "The yung filly bucked"
  • verb:   move quickly and violently
  • adjective:   of the lowest rank in a category
    Example: "A buck private"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 6250 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #755)
  • name:  A male given name (common: 1 in 25000 males; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1205)

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