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Definition of "buck" []

  • The adult male of some animals, such as the deer, antelope, or rabbit. (noun)
  • Antelope considered as a group: a herd of buck. (noun)
  • A robust or high-spirited young man. (noun)
  • A fop. (noun)
  • Offensive A Native American or Black man. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "buck" in a sentence
  • "A 130in buck is still a damn fine animal regardless of what these idiots say."
  • "I do a whole bit on the Left Behind series, and I use the phrase buck naked."
  • "I have no complaint whatsoever regarding the quality of dental care I have received over a few years from Dr. Haro´s office but a buck is a buck in any language."