[ buhk-juhmp ]
/ ˈbʌkˌdʒʌmp /

verb (used without object)

(of a horse) to buck.



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Origin of buckjump

First recorded in 1840–50; buck2 + jump
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Example sentences from the Web for buckjumping

  • I won medals at buckjumping in Australia, and I held more than several swimming records from the quarter of a mile up.

    The Red One|Jack London
  • "Tell me about this buckjumping show Bigs mentioned," said Jerry.

  • You mean have a real genuine show of buckjumping, and riding, in Sydney, and other places?

British Dictionary definitions for buckjumping

/ (ˈbʌkˌdʒʌmpɪŋ) /


Australian a competitive event for buckjumpers in a rodeo
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