buck

(redirected from bucker)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to bucker: bucket list, buckle
Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day!

buck

1. slang A dollar. Primarily heard in US. Could I borrow a buck to get something from the vending machine? I can't believe this thing costs 30 bucks!
2. slang Money in general. Primarily heard in US. You can't prioritize making a quick buck over the wellbeing of your employees. With so many things to do inside the theme park, you really get a lot of bang for your buck.
3. slang One hundred (of something). Primarily heard in US. A: "I used a weigh a buck and a half in college." B: "Tom, you haven't been 150 pounds since you were in middle school." Cops nailed him for doing a buck twenty-five on the highway.
4. Responsibility or culpability. Used especially in the phrases "pass the buck" and "the buck stops here/with (someone)." Politicians have two skills—making empty promises and passing the buck when they fail to deliver on them. You'll need to talk to Jed if you want things to change. The buck stops with him around here.
5. offensive slang An extremely derogatory term for a male person of color, especially an African American or Native American.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

buck

1. n. a dollar. Gimme a buck for a bottle of wine, will you mister?
2. tv. to resist something. He enjoys bucking the system.
3. n. a buckskin (leather) shoe. (Usually plural.) Look at my new white bucks!
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
See:
References in periodicals archive ?
Equipment combinations and bucker experience varied among the different operations (Table 1).
Thrapp says she'll be there, eager to meet other riveting personalities - and hoping she might even reunite with a certain rivet bucker from Pennsylvania.
Bucker Jungman biplanes, main, |and the new-look Red Arrows, inset, are among the displays at Llandudno Air Show on May 23
Speaking ahead of the match, Bucker said, "This is a big game for us.
There will be no change in the day-to-day management of the company and Abu Bucker Hussain shall continue as the Chief Executive Officer of AGIS," the statement said.
THE WEATHER WINS: Umpires Simon Taufel and Steve Bucker (right) bring an early end to the first Test at Lord's yesterday.
Dale Such (21-14), Marshall and Dennis Bucker (21-12) gave the latter the perfect start by taking the first three games, but Blues never gave up the fight and despite the best efforts of Don Bentham (21-17), Brain Ley (21-12) and Tony Ratcliffe (21-9), they were unable to turn it around.
Summary: Theo Bucker will return for a second stint as Nejmeh manager after the eight-time Lebanese Premier League champions appointed the German as their new head coach Tuesday.
pounds 300 Twose Yard Scraper & Howard Rotaspreader, pounds 290 Powered Saw Bench, pounds 260 ATV Trailer, Diesel Welder & Mitsubishi Shogun, pounds 250 Bomford Hedge Cutter, Trailer Compressor, Volvo 440 Car, Armix Feeder Wagon, Alvan Blanch Mill Mixer & Hydraulic Power Pack, pounds 240 Sturdilux Bucket Brush, Keenan Root Bucker, Tipping Trailer, Howard Rotaspreader & Sturdilux Yard Brush
And champions Ahed can provisionally go top provided they account for Theo Bucker's Tripoli Saturday.
When Theo Bucker was appointed Cedars manager in 2011, the sagacious German prophesied about a master plan of developing and nurturing a team centered around promising youngsters, who under the aegis of a handful of elder statesmen, could go on to morph into a legitimate player in Asian football.
Summary: Former Lebanon manager Theo Bucker was relieved of his duties by Nejmeh Wednesday after overseeing a subpar season for the eight-time Lebanese champions.
After being held 1-1 by Tadamon Sour in domestic action Friday, Theo Bucker's men were again off color against the inaugural AFC Cup champions, falling to Abdulatef Salkeni's late strike at the Salam Zgharta Stadium.