buck up definition

  • interjection:
    • cheer-up; simply take nerve; simply take heart.
    • hurry-up; make haste.
  • verb:
    • To become promoted, reinvigorated, or cheerful; to summon an individual's courage or spirits.
    • To motivate or refresh; to hearten.
    • To dress yourself up logically; compare (outdated) buck ("a fop, dandy")
    • To pass on to higher authority for resolution. See in addition pass the money.
    • gain nerve

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "buck up"
  • Urban Dictionary for "buck up"
102 votes

How would you define buck up?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!