bucko

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noun \ˈbə-(ˌ)kō\

Definition of bucko

plural

buckoes

  1. 1 :  a person who is domineering and bullying :  swaggerer

  2. 2 chiefly Irish :  young fellow :  lad

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First Known Use of bucko

1883


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