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buck·shee

 (bŭk′shē) Chiefly British
n.
1. Something extra or left over that is obtained free.
2. An extra ration.
adj.
1. Free of charge; gratis: "If they deposit these shares, too, in the scheme, they will get further buckshee shares on a one-for-one basis" (Economist).
2. Unsolicited; gratuitous: "The title was a bit of buckshee deceit, and had little to do with the plot" (Financial Times).

[Variant of baksheesh.]

buckshee

(ˌbʌkˈʃiː) or

buckshish

adj
slang Brit without charge; free
[C20: from baksheesh]

buck•shee

(ˈbʌk ʃi, ˌbʌkˈʃi)

n. Brit. Slang.
a gift, gratuity, or small bribe.
[1915–20; variant of baksheesh]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.buckshee - free of charge; "if they deposit these shares in the scheme they will get further buckshee shares on a one-for-one basis"- Economist
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
unpaid - not paid; "unpaid wages"; "an unpaid bill"
Translations

buckshee

[bʌkˈʃiː] (Brit)
A. ADJgratuito
B. ADVgratis

buckshee

adj (Brit inf) → gratis, umsonst

buckshee

[ˌbʌkˈʃiː] adj & adv (fam) (free) → gratis (inv)
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Meanwhile, "buckshee", in the sense of "free", came from the Persian "bakhshish", meaning a "present, or gratuity".
"How come all these silly statements come from the Ibrox direction - such as Pedro's best squad in Scotland quote?" Carl McArdle, Lanarkshire, said: "There have been more reported sightings recently of Lord Lucan in Glasgow than Dave King?" The Scottish Cup semi is going to be fun and James Robertson, Glasgow, said: "If anyone wants a buckshee week in the sun then take all the savings, dig out the wife's jewellery and pawn all the silver, and stick it on Rangers getting a penalty in the Scottish Cup semi-final.
This rate was 3.9% and 1.9% in studies done by Buckshee et al and Sejekan respectively.
She recounts the efforts of some western governments to help build stronger institutions in developing countries that can control a buckshee economy.
I repeat 40,000, and add, two weeks all expenses paid travel, hotels, food troughs and entertainment, healthcare, shopping (wouldn't you have shopped in Paris for Christmas given a buckshee chance?) which altogether made the carbon footprint of this COP21 amorally incalculable.
The pressure either comes from the spouse, in- laws or their own biological clock," explains Dr Buckshee. Many of those that have a thriving career refuse to give in to the pressure of bearing kids before they achieve their goals.
While he was out in Egypt he joined the Buckshee Wheelers, winning several awards with the forces.
Many of us do the responsible thing with our first vote and then use the second like a buckshee bonus to back our favourite underdogs, whether they're the Greens, Gorgeous George, or the Monster Raving Loonies.
pounds 5 on the door before 11pm, pounds 8 after - and if you're amongst the first 30 through the door, you'll enjoy a limited hudmojito cocktail for buckshee! Can't ask for more than that!
For example, those in charge of stores may keep surplus or 'buckshee' items up their sleeve to trade unofficially with their colleagues in other stores to replace lost items, corners might be cut in the tedious business of carrying out minor bureaucratic tasks, variations in dress might be tried and tolerated (either for comfort or to follow an unofficial fashion), or a thousand other small rule-violations might take place in the business of daily life.
Who said they could take all those hangers-on to the golf in Ireland or could treat those fat cat utility bosses to a buckshee lunch?