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    buck - Dictionary definition and meaning for word buck

    Definition
    (noun) a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting
    Synonyms : long horse , vaulting horse
    Definition
    (noun) a piece of paper money worth one dollar Definition
    (noun) United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973) Definition
    (noun) a framework for holding wood that is being sawed
    Synonyms : horse , sawbuck , sawhorse
    Definition
    (noun) mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope) Definition
    (verb) to strive with determination
    Example Sentence
    • John is bucking for a promotion
    Definition
    (verb) resist
    Synonyms : go against
    Example Sentence
    • buck the trend
    Definition
    (verb) move quickly and violently
    Synonyms : charge , shoot , shoot down , tear
    Example Sentence
    • The car tore down the street
    • He came charging into my office
    Definition
    (verb) jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched
    Synonyms : hitch , jerk
    Example Sentence
    • the yung filly bucked
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