- … as much at ease going 40 in First as it is doing a buck-twenty [=120 miles an hour] down the freeway …
- —Hot Rod
- bucking a headwind
- bucking for a promotion
Examples of buck in a Sentence
the car bucked and stalled
bucked the trend to outdo everyone else and just wore the same clothes they had in previous years
BUCK Defined for English Language Learners
of a horse : to jump violently into the air with the back bent upward
: to oppose or resist (something or someone)
BUCK Defined for Kids
History for buck
- The rider nearly fell when the horse suddenly bucked.
- Our boat was bucking the waves.
- We decided to buck the trend and wear ties.
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