[ buhk-juhm-per ]
/ ˈbʌkˌdʒʌm pər /


a horse that bucks habitually, especially such a horse kept for use in rodeos.

Origin of buckjumper

First recorded in 1840–50; buckjump + -er1
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Example sentences from the Web for buckjumper

  • I can ride anything but a buckjumper, and boss the shepherds, and I do love the life, no stifling in fields and copses!

    Modern Broods|Charlotte Mary Yonge
  • They sat a buckjumper as a child sits a swing, and seemed to be horsemasters as it were by instinct.

British Dictionary definitions for buckjumper

/ (ˈbʌkˌdʒʌmpə) /


Australian an untamed horse
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