Buck

(redirected from The buck)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to The buck: the buck stops here

Buck

Slang for one million dollars.

Buck

1. Among traders, informal for $1 million.

2. More generally, informal for one dollar or one euro. See also: Breaking the buck.

3. In bond trading, 1/10 of one dollar of a bond price. Because bonds often are quoted in terms of 1,000 points (and not in terms of dollars), a buck is equivalent to one point.
References in periodicals archive ?
Sure, there was a certain amount of luck involved in shooting the buck the first morning I ever hunted him, but it also happened by design.
If you can clearly see where a buck's legs meet his chest and his chest doesn't sag below that line, the buck is likely 2 years old or younger.
Of course, she laid claim to the shed and the buck like any enthusiastic seven-year-old would.
You will also have to feed the buck (and his weather companion).
Because the bucks aren't looking for ladies yet, you'll need a buck decoy in a non-threatening pose--feeding.
Progression and repetition is the best way for middle-school players to master the buck sweep.
Note: Some scientists confuse loosely organized larger groups of bucks as "social groups" of this type, when they're just the bucks that inhabit a particular area.
Your scouting will most likely bump the buck from his bed, assuming he is using that one--they don't always bed in the same place every day.
Once the buck passes the breeding soundness exam, then producers should look at the overall health and body condition of the animal.
Each buck's pattern seemed linked more to the personality of the buck than the age.
That's why he helped spearhead plans to expand the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, including the building of the Buck O'Neil Education and Research Center," said Bob Kendrick, NLBM Marketing Director.
I began planning a strategy to tag the buck I called "Clean 12.