Definition of buck up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


buck up

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  1. 1(often in orders) to become more cheerful synonym cheer up Buck up, kid! It's not the end of the game.
  2. 2buck up! (old-fashioned) used to tell somebody to hurry synonym hurry
(British English, informal) to make somebody more cheerful synonym cheer up The good news bucked us all up.
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