bucko

noun
\ ˈbə-(ˌ)kō How to pronounce bucko (audio) \
plural buckoes

Definition of bucko

1 : a person who is domineering and bullying : swaggerer
2 chiefly Irish : young fellow : lad

First Known Use of bucko

1883, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Bucko.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bucko. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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