Buck

Meaning

Dollar

Buck means dollar. It is a common way to refer to a U.S. dollar (USD). The term is often used plurally as "bucks".

The term comes from the 1700s when America was in its infancy and people would commonly barter for goods. Deerskins were often referred to as bucks and eventually, when the USD rolled around, buck was applied to the dollar. Unfortunately no one knows for certain who first used buck to refer to a dollar.

Example

"I only have three bucks in my wallet."
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Buck means dollar

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Last Updated: November 25, 2016

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