Translation of "buck" - English-German dictionary


noun /bak/

the male of the deer, hare, rabbit etc

der Bock
a buck and a doe.
buckskin noun, adjective

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

das Wildleder
buck up

to cheer up

Mut fassen
She bucked up when she heard the news.

to hurry

sich beeilen
You’d better buck up if you want to catch the bus.
pass the buck

to pass on responsibility (to someone else)

den Schwarzen Peter weiter geben
Whenever he is blamed for anything, he tries to pass the buck.

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