Definition of buckle
verb - intransitive
- to fail or err due to pressure.
I knew she would buckle at the competition.
We've lost our confidence this year. I think we're going to buckle on Friday.
- See more words with the same meaning: to lose, be defeated, fail.
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Slang terms with the same meaning
Other terms relating to 'to lose, be defeated, fail':
|Definitions include: to make a futile attempt.|
|Definitions include: a defeat.|
|Definitions include: to experience traumatic physical contact with a stationary object.|
|Definitions include: See own.|
|Definitions include: in "professional wrestling," a wrestler who intentionally loses to improve the image of the winner.|
|Definitions include: to fail|
|Definitions include: to completely fail a task.|
|Definitions include: a loser.|
|Definitions include: to stop working.|
|Definitions include: to fail.|
|Definitions include: as a greeting, a rhetorical question asking about what's happening.|
|Definitions include: to be severely defeated.|
|Definitions include: to perform terribly.|
|Definitions include: a "professional wrestler" who loses matches so as to build up a featured wrestler's win/loss record and crowd appeal.|
|Definitions include: See school.|
Slang terms with the same root words
Other terms relating to 'buckle':
|Definitions include: Women who kiss up to rodeo champions in order to have sex with them.|
|Definitions include: a person who is attracted only, mostly, or especially to rodeo cowboys.|
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