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buck meaning and definition

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BUCK noun

Definition of buck (noun)

  1. a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting
  2. a piece of paper money worth one dollar
  3. United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973)
  4. a framework for holding wood that is being sawed
  5. mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)

BUCK verb

Definition of buck (verb)

  1. to strive with determination
    • "John is bucking for a promotion"
  2. resist
  3. move quickly and violently
  4. jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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