Definition of buck
- … as much at ease going 40 in First as it is doing a buck-twenty [=120 miles an hour] down the freeway …
- —Hot Rod
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
the car bucked and stalled
bucked the trend to outdo everyone else and just wore the same clothes they had in previous years
First Known Use: 1865See Words from the same year
First Known Use: 1928See Words from the same year
of a horse : to jump violently into the air with the back bent upward
: to oppose or resist (something or someone)
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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