noun (plural buckoes) Date: 1883 1. a person who is domineering and bullying ; swaggerer 2. chiefly Irish young fellow ; lad

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  • bucko — term of address, originally (1883) nautical and with a sense of swaggering, domineering fellow. Probably from buck in the slang sense of a blood or choice spirit. There are in London divers lodges or societies of Bucks, formed in imitation of the …   Etymology dictionary

  • bucko — [buk′ō΄] n. pl. buckoes [< BUCK1] 1. [Old Naut. Slang] a blustering or swaggering fellow; bully 2. a young man; fellow: an Irishism often used in familiar address …   English World dictionary

  • bucko — [“bako] n. friend; pal. (Also a term of address. Can also be used with a sneer to convey contempt.) □ Hey, bucko, come here a minute. □ Ask your bucko there if he wants to join us …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • bucko — /buk oh/, n., pl. buckoes. 1. Chiefly Irish Eng. young fellow; chap; young companion. 2. Brit. Slang. a swaggering fellow. [1880 85; BUCK1 + O] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Bucko — (chiefly US) (as a term of address) person, usually a male …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • bucko — I Australian Slang (chiefly US) (as a term of address) person, usually a male II Everyday English Slang in Ireland n lad, player …   English dialects glossary

  • bucko — n a term of address or affection between males. The word was popular in club culture from around 2000 …   Contemporary slang

  • bucko — adj. boasting, bragging n. boaster, a swaggering fellow; bossy person; (Irish Slang) boy or man …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bucko — noun (plural buckoes or buckos) informal a young man …   English new terms dictionary

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