buck off

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buck off

Of a horse, to stand on its back legs, in an attempt to knock a rider off its back. The rider can be mentioned between "buck" and "off" or after "off." Be careful with that horse—he's pretty ornery and might try to buck you off.
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buck someone off

[for a horse or similar animal] to rear up in an attempt to shake off its rider. The horse tried to buck Sharon off, but she held on tight. The horse bucked off its rider.
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The study could not say if this was because female deer and juveniles would buck them off, or because these females actually had a sexual preference for stags.
55pm on Extreme Sports Professional bull riders attempt to stay on the powerful beasts for at least eight seconds while the animal attempts to buck them off.