Translation of "buck" - English-French dictionary

buck

noun countablebuck /bʌk/
informal a dollar
dollar masculine

It only cost a couple bucks.
Cela ne coûte que quelques dollars.
informal used in phrases to mean "money"
informal fric masculine
make/earn big bucks
to earn a lot of money
se faire beaucoup de fric
countable a male deer
cerf masculine

He shot a huge buck.
Il a abattu un énorme cerf.
the buck stops with
indicates who is responsible
la responsabilité incombe à

Ultimately, the buck stops with the President.
En définitive, la responsabilité incombe au président.

(Translation of “buck” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

buck

noun /bak/

the male of the deer, hare, rabbit etc

mâle
a buck and a doe.
buckskin noun, adjective

(of) a soft leather made of deerskin or sheepskin.

peau de daim
buck up

to cheer up

être ragaillardi
She bucked up when she heard the news.

to hurry

(se) grouiller
You’d better buck up if you want to catch the bus.
pass the buck

to pass on responsibility (to someone else)

refiler une responsabilité à qqn
Whenever he is blamed for anything, he tries to pass the buck.

(Translation of “buck” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)