Translation of "buck" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /bʌk/ us

US Australian English plural bucks informal a dollar

dólar, verde
Can I borrow a couple of bucks?
He charged me 20 bucks for a new hubcap.

(Translation of “buck” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /bak/

the male of the deer, hare, rabbit etc

a buck and a doe.
buckskin noun, adjective

(of) a soft leather made of deerskin or sheepskin

a bag made from buckskin
a buckskin jacket.
buck up phrasal verb

to cheer up

She bucked up when she heard the news.

to hurry

darse prisa, aligerar
You’d better buck up if you want to catch the bus.
pass the buck

to pass on responsibility (to someone else)

cargarle el muerto a alguien
Whenever he is blamed for anything, he tries to pass the buck.

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