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BUCK UP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does buck up mean? 

BUCK UP (verb)
  The verb BUCK UP has 1 sense:

1. gain courage

  Familiarity information: BUCK UP used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BUCK UP (verb)


Sense 1buck up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Gain courage

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

buck up; take heart

Hypernyms (to "buck up" is one way to...):

cheer; embolden; hearten; recreate (give encouragement to)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


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