buck

Part of speech: verb

To spring viciously from the ground, as a horse or mule; throw ( a rider) by vicious plunges.

Part of speech: noun

The male of various animals, as of deer.

Part of speech: noun

A dashing fellow.

Part of speech: noun

The act of bucking.

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Usage examples "buck":

  1. An' now, buck up, an' don't be scared. - "Calvary Alley", Alice Hegan Rice.
  2. This night in discourse the Comptroller told me among other persons that were heretofore the principal officers of the Navy, there was one Sir Peter Buck, a Clerk of the Acts, of which to myself I was not a little proud. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
  3. In town for a little high life, Buck? - "Six Feet Four", Jackson Gregory.