big buck


Definition of big buck

: a large sum of money usually used in pluralsigned a contract for big bucks

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Recent Examples on the Web On November 5, a young Louisiana hunter with just a couple hours to hunt before starting work, climbed into a stand in an area where trail cams had captured a big buck just days before. Doug Howlett, Outdoor Life, "Louisiana Crossbow Giant Buck," 8 Dec. 2020 Hunting pressure and an unruly coyote population limited the big buck’s movement. Scott Bestul, Field & Stream, "The Best Bucks of November 2020," 8 Dec. 2020 After just 15 minutes in the stand, Doyle saw a big buck get up out of his bed facing away from him. Outdoor Life, "Cracking the Mystery Behind Missouri’s Year of the Giant Buck," 15 Dec. 2020 The next morning, the big buck came but caught Cramer’s scent. Scott Bestul, Field & Stream, "The Best Bucks of November 2020," 8 Dec. 2020 Schmit hit the horns again and the big buck came trotting in to 25 yards, where the hunter stopped him and made a good shot. Scott Bestul, Field & Stream, "The Best Bucks of October 2020," 12 Nov. 2020 Are these sophisticated optics worth the investment of time and patience required to download a mobile app, input very precise ballistics data, and then trust the software to make a shot when a big buck is on the line? Andrew Mckean, Outdoor Life, "Are Smart Scopes the Hunting Tool of the Future or Shortcuts to Close-Enough Accuracy?," 24 Sep. 2020 Five months later, when the big buck pulled his disappearing act, my mind raced to that bur oak. Scott Bestul, Field & Stream, "How to Hunt Whitetail Deer on a Staging Area," 21 Sep. 2020 But calling can, and does, work from time to time and if a big buck is just out of range there’s no reason not to give it a shot. Tony Hansen, Outdoor Life, "The 7 Biggest Myths of Hunting Early-Season Deer," 3 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of big buck

1941, in the meaning defined above

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18 Jan 2021

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“Big buck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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