half buck


noun Slang.

a half dollar; the sum of 50 cents.

Also half-a-buck [haf-uh-buhk, hahf-] /ˈhæf əˈbʌk, ˈhɑf-/.

Origin of half buck

An Americanism dating back to 1945–50
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