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Buck may refer to:



An adult male in some animal species; see List of animal names



Fictional characters:


  • USS Buck, the name of more than one United States Navy ship


Other uses:

  • Bucking, a movement by a horse when the animal kicks out with both hind legs
  • Buck is a colloquialism for a dollar or similar currency in Australia, Canada, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Sri Lanka, South Africa and the United States
  • Bang for the buck, an idiom meaning the worth of one's money or exertion
  • Male antelopes, deer and goats are referred to as bucks (larger species of male deer such as elk or moose are called bulls). Male hares, rabbits, ferrets, rats and kangaroos may also be referred to as bucks.
  • A Buck converter is an electronic circuit which performs DC to DC stepdown conversion
  • A derogatory term (primarily 19th century) for an African American male, the female counterpart being wench
  • The krump dance style.
  • The body of a Post mill
  • BUCK or Brony UK Con is a brony convention, based in Manchester, United Kingdom.
  • A Buck, and also a mule, are slightly antiquated names for a family of historic mixed drinks that involve ginger ale or ginger beer, citrus juice, and any of a number of base liquors
  • Buck (company), a design-driven creative commercial production company
  • Log bucking, cutting timbers to length

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