Definition of ice bucket in English:

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ice bucket

Pronunciation: /ˈīs ˌbəkət/

noun

A cylindrical container holding chunks of ice, either ready to serve in drinks or for chilling a bottle of wine in.
Example sentences
  • He pulled the bottle of wine from the ice bucket and poured a glass for her and then one for himself.
  • This is the moment to ask for an ice bucket (for red wines if necessary) or for a bottle to be taken out of an ice bucket.
  • A table was set for 10 with a bottle of water in an ice bucket alongside a bottle of Hill's Absinth (the Czech spelling).

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Syllabification: ice buck·et

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