adjective British Informal.
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Example sentences from the Web for bucked
Her parents were told to institutionalize her, but thankfully, they bucked the conventional advice.The Most Inspiring Bits of Temple Grandin’s Reddit AMA|Emily Shire|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bloom, of course, both started and bucked the trend with How to Read and Why.John Sutherland‘s Enjoyable Little History of Literature|Malcolm Forbes|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Born a peasant, she bucked the system, donned armor to save her country, and paid for those choices with her life.‘Slut, Bitch, Dyke’—Joan of Arc and the Modern Military Woman|Mariette Kalinowski|August 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The academic field is famously hostile to believers and Aslan has bucked that worldview.
Mr. Kagan resigned the deanship in April 1992, lobbing a parting bomb at the faculty that bucked his administration.
But by now he had forgotten all about Bud Lee and horses to ride and to be bucked off by.Judith of Blue Lake Ranch|Jackson Gregory
Bucked and throwed me, but I kept my holt o' the stirrups with my foot—so!A Waif of the Plains|Bret Harte
"I've not bucked against anything you've said or done since you've been here," he went on, speaking fast and grimly.T. Tembarom|Frances Hodgson Burnett
They bucked away till noon with discouraging results, and came in with their gear smashed and a driving-rod fractured.The Nerve of Foley|Frank H. Spearman
She reared and bucked and carried him hither and thither, but he flogged her between the ears without ceasing.Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales|Anonymous