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Noun
A roughly cylindrical open container with a handle, typically used to hold and carry liquids
“Aaron complained of seasickness and frowned when the skipper curtly shoved a bucket in his face.”
Noun
A significant or considerable amount
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“Investors took the view that anything that took advantage of the burgeoning popularity of the new technology was certain to make buckets of money.”
Noun
(slang) An old vehicle that is not in good working order
“Many years ago, I was driving an old bucket, a car whose headlights were as bright as a match stick, the left light shot straight up in the night sky, and the right one pointed down.”
Noun
Part of a piece of machinery that resembles a bucket
“He had seen what he thought was a human leg and foot dangling out from the excavator's bucket.”
Noun
Garbage can
Noun
Covering for the head
Noun
Ladle
Noun
Goal made in basketball
Noun
A portion or serving, especially of food
Noun
A small vessel for travelling over water, propelled by oars, sails, or an engine
Noun
A metal container used for cooking food in
Verb
To rain heavily
“Unfortunately, we had reckoned without the Texas weather, which decided to bucket down with rain all morning.”
Verb
To lift out (liquid) with a utensil
“Watkins's crew swarmed out to bucket water to the blazing rig.”
Verb
To shake or vibrate jerkily or nervously
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“Driving at a fast speed proved impossible as the car would begin to bucket violently.”
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(of a vehicle) To move quickly and jerkily
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“The bank-robbing brothers pioneered the same territory that Bonnie and Clyde would bucket across to much larger celebrity a decade later.”
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To teem, or be overrun or overflowing with
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Flow rapidly in a steady stream
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