plural buckoes
: a person who is domineering and bullying : swaggerer
chiefly Ireland : young fellow : lad

Word History

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of bucko was in 1883

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“Bucko.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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