There are 3 translations of buck in Spanish:

buck1

Pronunciation: /bʌk/

noun/nombre

  • 1 (male) (— of deer) ciervo (masculine) (macho); (— of rabbit) conejo (masculine) (macho); (— of hare) liebre (feminine) macho
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    • Some places base the cost of a deer hunt on the size of a buck's antlers - the bigger the antlers, the more the hunt costs.
    • Herein, we consider two main hypotheses to assess the possible function of the post-copulatory vocalization of fallow bucks.
    • When, freezing and exhausted, he finally felt land beneath his limbs, the buck collapsed.
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    • Marion had never got on with her father, but right now if she saw his face she'd have cheerfully swung the three strong buck rabbits she was carrying into it.
    • During my North Cotswold Mastership, I made Butler, the terrier man, carry a huge white buck ferret on his bicycle, and very useful he proved to be.
    • John, as mentioned at the outset, had two dogs that were almost drowned by a wild buck kangaroo when it took them on in a small reservoir on his family's property.
  • 2 (dandy) [archaic] petimetre (masculine) [anticuado]
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    • For many of the young bucks in their scarlet tunics, what starts as a great imperial adventure ends in either a squalid death or captivity.
    • He's both the wise man and the young buck trying to prove himself.
    • That old cliche of a blend of young bucks and seasoned campaigners was there in abundance.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [horse/steer] corcovear 1.2 (move jerkily) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [car/deck] dar* sacudidas 1.3 (resist, oppose) (American English/inglés norteamericano) to buck against sth/sb rebelarse contra algo/algn to buck against oat-ing resistirse a + infinitive/infinitivo

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) [trend] resistirse or oponerse* a to buck the system ir* contra la corriente

adjective/adjetivo

  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], (before noun/delante del nombre) raso

Phrasal verbs

buck up

[colloquial/familiar]
verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1 (become cheerful) levantar el ánimo buck up! ¡levanta el ánimo!, ¡arriba ese ánimo! [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 (make effort) (British English/inglés británico) esforzarse* 1.3 (hurry) (British English/inglés británico) moverse* [colloquial/familiar], darse* prisa, apurarse (Latin America/América Latina) 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento levantarle el ánimo a to buck one's ideas up (British English/inglés británico) mejorar el comportamiento, ponerse* a trabajar en serio

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There are 3 translations of buck in Spanish:

buck2

Pronunciation: /bʌk/

noun/nombre

  • (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] (dollar) dólar (masculine), verde (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar] big bucks un dineral or (in South America also/en América del Sur también) un platal or (in Spain also/en España también) un pastón or (in Mexico also/en México también) un lanón [colloquial/familiar] to make a fast o quick buck hacer* dinero or (in South America also/en América del Sur también) plata fácil they just want to make a fast buck out of the tourists lo único que buscan es hacer dinero or (in South America also/en América del Sur también) plata fácil con los turistas

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There are 3 translations of buck in Spanish:

buck3

Pronunciation: /bʌk/

noun/nombre

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