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British English: /bʌk/
American English: /bək/

Translation of buck in French:


  • 2 [informal] (money)
    fric (m) [informal]
    to make a fast ou quick buck
    se faire du fric facile [informal]
    to make a few bucks
    se faire un peu de fric [informal]
  • 5 [informal] (man)a young buck
    un jeune


  • (American English) (Military)
    (private, sergeant)
    simple (before n)

transitive verb

  • 2 (go against)
    aller contre (trend, market)
    to buck the system
    lutter contre l'ordre établi

intransitive verb

  • 2 (oppose)to buck at ou against something
    regimber devant or contre (changes, rule)


to buck up one's ideas

se secouer [informal]

the buck stops here/with the president

c'est moi/c'est le président qui ai/a de la responsabilité

to pass the buck

refiler la responsabilité finale à quelqu'un d'autre [informal]

Phrasal verbs

buck up

1 buck up 1.1 [informal] (cheer up)
se dérider
buck up!
1.2 [informal] (hurry up)
se grouiller [informal]
2 buck [somebody] up (cheer up)
(news, person)
remonter le moral à (person)
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