- 1 [countable] (informal) a dollar They cost ten bucks. We're talking big bucks (= a lot of money) here.
- 2[countable] a male deer, hare, or rabbit (also called abuck rabbit) compare doe, hart, stag
- 3 the buck [singular] used in some expressions to refer to the responsibility or blame for something It was my decision.The buck stops here (= no one else can be blamed). I was tempted to pass the buck (= make someone else responsible). From buck, an object that in a poker game is placed in front of the player whose turn it is to deal. Idioms
if you get more, better, etc. bang for your buck, you get better value for the money you spend or the effort you put in to something
bang for your buck(informal)jump to other results
to look/feel extremely good Wow, you look like a million dollars.
look/feel like a million dollars/bucks(informal)jump to other results
to earn money quickly and easily This is a long-term project. We are not out to make a quick buck.
make a fast/quick buck(informal)(often disapproving)jump to other results