Definition of Buck fever

1. Noun. Nervous excitement of an inexperienced hunter.

Generic synonyms: Fever



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buck Fever

buchikamashi
bucholzite
buchu
buchus
buchwaldite
buck
buck's-horn
buck's night
buck's party
buck-and-wing
buck-basket
buck-eyed
buck-toothed
buck bean
buck fever (current term)
buck for
buck naked
buck off
buck private
buck rabbit
buck rarebit
buck the trend
buck tooth
buck up
buck wild
buckaroo
buckaroos
buckayro
buckayros

Literary usage of Buck fever

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography by Theodore Roosevelt (1913)
"In my case the overcoming of buck fever was the result of conscious effort and a deliberate determination to overcome it. More happily constituted men never ..."

2. Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper: Experiences and Observations of E. N by Eldred Nathaniel Woodcock (1913)
"Two Cases of buck fever. THAVE heard many hunters say that they had never had a ... I never saw but one place that I did not get the buck fever when deer ..."

3. Sporting Fire-arms for Bush and Jungle: Or, Hints to Intending Griffs and by Forsyth Francis Robert Burgess (1884)
"buck fever." RIFLES should be chosen, as far as one's means allow, to suit the work for which it is intended to use them. Rifles on the express system are ..."

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