buck fever


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buck fever

n.
Nervous excitement felt by a novice hunter at the first sight of game.

buck fever

n
(Hunting) nervous excitement felt by inexperienced hunters at the approach of game
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Noun1.buck fever - nervous excitement of an inexperienced hunter
fever - intense nervous anticipation; "in a fever of resentment"
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We all suffer from buck fever to varying degrees, and it gets only worse when the time of the encounter is compressed.
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Spanning October 15 to October 21, these channels will be airing all of the best deer-hunting TV shows during prime time each night, as well as unique programming that's certain to get buck fever heating up early this fall.
I'VE WRITTEN several times on the debilitating levels of buck fever I used to deal with when trying to keep it together on a big game animal.
Buck fever is in full swing in November as gun season cranks up this month in all three hunting zones.
With titles like Buck Fever and The Adventures of Buck Naked, Angel's early work encompassed a hodge-podge of various scenarios with both men and women.
Lippmann, perhaps the greatest on-the-one-hand-this writer in the world today, he appeared to be suffering from buck fever when confronted with so magnificent an opportunity for indecision.
It was like the worst case of buck fever you have ever seen.
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I looked through the scope and saw a beautiful 9-point buck, at which time I got a serious case of buck fever.
In an unpublished piece he tells how he invented the fictional Buck Fever (of the business firm "Fever and Ague" [p.