BUCK PRIVATE

BUCK PRIVATE
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English-Arabic military dictionary. 2015.

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  • buck private — noun an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value • Syn: ↑private, ↑common soldier • Hypernyms: ↑enlisted man * * * buck private, Slang. a common soldier below the rank of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • buck private — noun A private soldier keen ( bucking ) for promotion; an ambitious private. Bedell Smith was a shopkeepers son from Indiana who rose from buck private to general without the polish of West Point or a college degree …   Wiktionary

  • buck — buck1 [buk] n. [ME bukke < OE bucca, male goat < IE base * bhuĝo > Ger bock, Du bok, Ir boc ] 1. pl. bucks or buck a male deer, antelope, goat, rabbit, etc.: see DOE ☆ 2. the act of bucking 3. a) …   English World dictionary

  • buck — buck1 /buk/, n. 1. the male of the deer, antelope, rabbit, hare, sheep, or goat. 2. the male of certain other animals, as the shad. 3. an impetuous, dashing, or spirited man or youth. 4. Often Disparaging. a male American Indian or black. 5.… …   Universalium

  • buck — I [[t]bʌk[/t]] n. 1) zool. the male of the deer, antelope, rabbit, hare, sheep, goat, and certain other animals 2) clo buckskin 1), buckskin 2) 3) clo a casual oxford shoe made of buckskin, often in white or a neutral color 4) older use an… …   From formal English to slang

  • buck — {{11}}buck (n.1) male deer, c.1300, earlier male goat; from O.E. bucca male goat, from P.Gmc. *bukkon (Cf. M.Du. boc, O.H.G. boc, O.N. bokkr), perhaps from a PIE root *bhugo (Cf. Avestan buza buck, goat, Arm. buc …   Etymology dictionary

  • buck — 1. n. & v. n. 1 the male of various animals, esp. the deer, hare, or rabbit. 2 archaic a fashionable young man. 3 (attrib.) a sl. male (buck antelope). b US Mil. of the lowest rank (buck private). v. 1 intr. (of a horse) jump upwards with back… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Buck — 1. n. & v. n. 1 the male of various animals, esp. the deer, hare, or rabbit. 2 archaic a fashionable young man. 3 (attrib.) a sl. male (buck antelope). b US Mil. of the lowest rank (buck private). v. 1 intr. (of a horse) jump upwards with back… …   Useful english dictionary

  • buck — buck1 noun 1》 the male of some animals, especially deer and antelopes.     ↘S. African an antelope (of either sex). 2》 a vertical jump performed by a horse, with the head lowered, back arched, and back legs thrown out behind. 3》 archaic a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • buck — I. noun (plural bucks) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English bucca stag, he goat; akin to Old High German boc he goat, Middle Irish bocc Date: before 12th century 1. or plural buck a male animal; especially a male deer or antelope 2. a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • private — n. common soldier 1) a buck private 2) (US) a private first class (the British Army has lance corporal) * * * [ praɪvɪt] [ common soldier ] a buck private (US) a private first class (the British Army has lance corporal) …   Combinatory dictionary

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