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1 bucket /ˈbʌkət/ noun
plural buckets
1 bucket
/ˈbʌkət/
noun
plural buckets
Learner's definition of BUCKET
[count]
: an open container with a handle that is used especially to hold and carry water and other liquids
: the amount contained in a bucket
[count] : a large container that is part of a machine (such as a tractor) and that is used for digging or carrying dirt, rocks, and other material
buckets [plural] informal : a large amount especially of a liquid
[count] basketball : a successful shot : basket

a drop in the bucket

see 1drop

kick the bucket

see 1kick

— bucketful

/ˈbʌkətˌfʊl/ noun, plural bucketfuls /ˈbʌkətˌfʊlz/ also bucketsful /ˈbʌkətsˌfʊl/ [count]
2 bucket /ˈbʌkət/ verb
buckets; bucketed; bucketing
2 bucket
/ˈbʌkət/
verb
buckets; bucketed; bucketing
Learner's definition of BUCKET

bucket down

[phrasal verb] British, informal
: to rain very heavily
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