buck the system

Definition of buck the system

  1. :  to oppose the rules of the system :  to do things that are not allowed He was always trying to buck the system.

Word by Word Definitions

buckplay
  1. :  a male animal

    :  a male deer or antelope

    :  a male human being :  man

  1. :  butt

    :  oppose, resist

    :  to throw or dislodge (a rider) by bucking

  1. :  an act or instance of bucking

  1. :  an object formerly used in poker to mark the next player to deal

    :  a token used as a mark or reminder

    :  responsibility

  1. :  of the lowest grade within a military category

  1. :  stark, completely

systemplay
  1. :  a regularly interacting or interdependent group of items forming a unified whole : such as

    :  a group of interacting bodies under the influence of related forces

    :  an assemblage of substances that is in or tends to equilibrium


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