: marked by futuristic and high-tech qualities : suggestive of science fiction

Word History

Etymology

Buck Rogers, hero of a science-fiction comic strip created by Phil Nowlan

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Buck Rogers was in 1941

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Cite this Entry

“Buck Rogers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Buck%20Rogers. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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