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buck

noun

1 buck

A gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting.

synonyms: long horse, vaulting horse.

Roget 309: leap, jump, hop, spring, bound, vault, saltation.    ance, caper; curvet, caracole; gambade, gambado; capriole, ... show more

Roget 854: fop, fine gentleman; swell; dandy, dandiprat; exquisite, coxcomb, beau, macaroni, blade, blood, buck, man about town, fast man; ... show more

Roget 431: blackness, etc. adj.; darkness, etc. (want of light).. 421; swartliness, lividity, dark color, tone, color; chiaroscuro etc. ... show more

Dutch: bok, springbok
Polish: stół gimnastyczny



2 buck

A piece of paper money worth one dollar.

synonyms: clam, dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill.

Dutch: dollar
Polish: zielony, dolar, dollar, dolec, dolar amerykański, baks, USD

3 Buck

United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973).

synonyms: Pearl Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck.

4 buck

A framework for holding wood that is being sawed.

synonyms: horse, sawbuck, sawhorse.

Roget 373: man, male, he, him; manhood etc. (adolescence) 131; gentleman, sir, master; sahib; yeoman, wight, ... show more

Roget 366: animal, animal kingdom; fauna; brute creation.    beast, brute, creature, critter [U.S.]; wight, created being; creeping thing, living thing; dumb animal, ... show more

Dutch: paard, zaagbok

5 buck

Mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope).

Dutch: bok
Polish: byk

verb

1 buck

To strive with determination.

Roget 309: leap; jump up, jump over the moon; hop, spring, bound, vault, ramp, cut capers, trip, skip, dance, caper; ... show more

Roget 652: be clean, render clean etc. adj.; clean, cleanse; mundify, rinse, wring, flush, full, wipe, mop, sponge, ... show more

2 buck

Resist:
— Buck the trend.

synonym: go against.

3 buck

Move quickly and violently.

synonyms: charge, shoot, shoot down, tear.

4 buck

Jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched:
— The yung filly bucked.

synonyms: hitch, jerk.


Moby thesaurus: Beau Brummel, Belgian hare, Cape elk, Highland fling, Virginia deer, and jump, antagonize, antelope, assault, battle, bear, bear upon, beat against, beat up against, billy, billy goat, bloke, blood, blunt, boar ... show more.

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