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buck

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of buck

  1. 1 a man extremely interested in his clothing and personal appearance <a vain buck who spends an hour before the bathroom mirror every morning> Synonyms beau, Beau Brummell, dandy, dude, fop, gallant, jay, lounge lizard, macaroni, pretty boy, toff [chiefly British]Related Words coxcomb, fancy Dan, popinjay; blade, cavalier, dasher; clotheshorse, exquisite, swellNear Antonyms slob, sloven

  2. 2 an adult male human being <found some strong young bucks to help move her furniture> Synonyms bastard, bloke [chiefly British], man, cat, chap [chiefly British], chappie [British], dude, fella, fellow, galoot [slang], gent, gentleman, guy, hombre, jack, joe, joker, lad, maleRelated Words master, mister, sir; buddy, buster

  3. 3 a U.S. currency bill representing 100 cents <dropped a buck in the collection basket> Synonyms bone [slang], dollar, clam, one, smacker [slang]Related Words greenback; dead presidents [slang]

  4. 4 bucks pl  something (as pieces of stamped metal or printed paper) customarily and legally used as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment <hoping to win some major bucks at the slot machines> Synonyms bread [slang], bucks, cabbage [slang], cash, change, chips, coin, currency, dough, gold, green, jack [slang], kale [slang], legal tender, lolly [British], long green [slang], loot, lucre, moola (or moolah) [slang], needful, pelf, scratch [slang], shekels (also sheqels or shekelim or shekalim or sheqalim), tender, wampumRelated Words coinage, specie; dead presidents [slang], folding money, paper money, scrip; banknote, cashier's check, check, draft, money order, note, promissory note; bill, dollar, greenback; bankroll, capital, finances, funds, roll [slang], wad, wallet; chump change, dibs [slang], dime, mite, peanuts, pittance, shoestring; big bucks, bomb [British], boodle, bundle, earth, fortune, king's ransom, megabucks, mint, packet [chiefly British], pile, pot; abundance, means, opulence, riches, treasure, wealth; resources, wherewithal; mad money, petty cash, pin money, pocket money, spending money




buck

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of buck

  1. 1 to move or cause to move with a sharp quick motion <the car bucked and stalled> Synonyms jerk, hitch, hoick, jolt, twitch, yankRelated Words bump, jounce, lurch, pitch, stagger; jig, jiggle, jog, joggle, shake; drag, lug, pull, tug; pluck, tweak; grab, rip, snap (up), snatch, tear, wrench, wrest, wring

  2. 2 to refuse to give in to <bucked the trend to outdo everyone else and just wore the same clothes they had in previous years> Synonyms resist, defy, fight, oppose, repel, withstandRelated Words battle, combat, contend (with); challenge, contest, contradict, dispute; baffle, balk, foil, frustrate, thwart; check, counter, hinder, obstruct, stemAntonyms bow (to), capitulate (to), give in (to), knuckle under (to), stoop (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to)

  3. 3 to shift possession of (something) from one person to another <buck each box to the next person in line, and the last person will stack them in the storeroom> Synonyms pass, hand, hand over, reach, transferRelated Words relay; bear, carry; finger, handle, paw; cede, deliver, give, give up, release, relinquish, render, surrender, turn over, yield




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