What is Bubonalgia?
Bubonalgia definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used without object)
(of a saddle or pack animal) to leap with arched back and come down with head low and forelegs stiff, in order to dislodge a rider or pack.
Informal. to resist or oppose obstinately; object strongly: The mayor bucked at the school board’s suggestion.
(of a vehicle, motor, or the like) to operate unevenly; move by jerks and bounces.
verb (used with object)
to throw or attempt to throw (a rider or pack) by bucking.
to force a way through or proceed against (an obstacle): The plane bucked a strong headwind.
to strike with the head; butt.
to resist or oppose obstinately; object strongly to.
Football. (of a ball-carrier) to charge into (the opponent’s line).
to gamble, play, or take a risk against: He was bucking the odds when he bought that failing business.
to press a reinforcing device against (the force of a rivet) in order to absorb vibration and increase expansion.
an act of bucking.
buck for, to strive for a promotion or some other advantage: to buck for a raise.
buck up, to make or become more cheerful, vigorous, etc.: She knew that with a change of scene she would soon buck up.