- pl. bucks or buck a male deer, antelope, goat, rabbit, etc.
- ☆ the act of bucking
- casual oxford shoes, originally of buckskin, now usually of light-colored suede, nubuck, etc.
- Informal a young man, esp. one who is bold, lively, vigorous, etc.: sometimes a contemptuous or patronizing term as applied to a young black or North American Indian man
- Archaic a fop or dandy
ME bukke < OE bucca, male goat < IE base *bhuĝo- > Ger bock, Du bok, Ir boc