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buck

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of buck

  1. 1 a man extremely interested in his clothing and personal appearance a vain buck who spends an hour before the bathroom mirror every morning Synonyms of buck beau, Beau Brummell, dandy, dude, fop, gallant, jay, lounge lizard, macaroni, pretty boy, toff [chiefly British]Words Related to buck coxcomb, fancy Dan, popinjay; blade, cavalier, dasher; clotheshorse, exquisite, swellNear Antonyms of buck slob, sloven

  2. 2 an adult male human being found some strong young bucks to help move her furniture Synonyms of buck bastard, bloke [chiefly British], man, cat, chap [chiefly British], chappie [British], dude, fella, fellow, galoot [slang], gent, gentleman, guy, hombre, jack, joe, joker, lad, maleWords Related to buck master, mister, sir; buddy, buster

  3. 3 a U.S. currency bill representing 100 cents dropped a buck in the collection basket Synonyms of buck bone [slang], dollar, clam, one, smacker [slang]Words Related to buck greenback; dead presidents [slang]

  4. 4 bucks pl  something (as pieces of stamped metal or printed paper) customarily and legally used as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment hoping to win some major bucks at the slot machines Synonyms of buck bread [slang], bucks, cabbage [slang], cash, change, chips, coin, currency, dough, gold, green, jack [slang], kale [slang], legal tender, lolly [British], long green [slang], loot, lucre, moola (or moolah) [slang], needful, pelf, scratch [slang], shekels (also sheqels or shekelim or shekalim or sheqalim), tender, wampumWords Related to buck coinage, specie; dead presidents [slang], folding money, paper money, scrip; banknote, cashier's check, check, draft, money order, note, promissory note; bill, dollar, greenback; bankroll, capital, finances, funds, roll [slang], wad, wallet; chump change, dibs [slang], dime, mite, peanuts, pittance, shoestring; big bucks, bomb [British], boodle, bundle, earth, fortune, king's ransom, megabucks, mint, packet [chiefly British], pile, pot; abundance, means, opulence, riches, treasure, wealth; resources, wherewithal; mad money, petty cash, pin money, pocket money, spending money


buck

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of buck

  1. 1 to move or cause to move with a sharp quick motion the car bucked and stalled Synonyms of buck jerk, hitch, hoick, jolt, twitch, yankWords Related to buck bump, jounce, lurch, pitch, stagger; jig, jiggle, jog, joggle, shake; drag, lug, pull, tug; pluck, tweak; grab, rip, snap (up), snatch, tear, wrench, wrest, wring

  2. 2 to refuse to give in to bucked the trend to outdo everyone else and just wore the same clothes they had in previous years Synonyms of buck resist, defy, fight, oppose, repel, withstandWords Related to buck battle, combat, contend (with); challenge, contest, contradict, dispute; baffle, balk, foil, frustrate, thwart; check, counter, hinder, obstruct, stemAntonyms of buck bow (to), capitulate (to), give in (to), knuckle under (to), stoop (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to)

  3. 3 to shift possession of (something) from one person to another buck each box to the next person in line, and the last person will stack them in the storeroom Synonyms of buck pass, hand, hand over, reach, transferWords Related to buck relay; bear, carry; finger, handle, paw; cede, deliver, give, give up, release, relinquish, render, surrender, turn over, yield



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