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  Definition of buck
  1. mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)
  2. a framework for holding wood that is being sawed
  3. a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting
  4. United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973)
  5. a piece of paper money worth one dollar
  6. jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"
  7. move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
  8. resist; "buck the trend"
  9. to strive with determination; "John is bucking for a promotion"
  10. of the lowest rank in a category; "a buck private"
Similar Words: sawhorse, horse, sawbuck, vaulting horse, long horse, Buck, Pearl Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, clam, jerk, hitch, tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, go against

 

See Also: shoot up

 

Hyponyms: stag, trestle, rip

 

Grouped Verbs: dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot

 

Derivational Morphology: jerk, hitch, jerking, jolt

 

 
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