Definition of rust bucket in English:

rust bucket

Syllabification: rust buck·et

noun

informal
A car, ship, or other vehicle that is old and badly rusted.
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  • A rust bucket cab whisked me through raucous, claustrophobic, and grungy urban streets which the noon sun's warmth and light never graced.
  • Conditions on the ship, itself little more than a rust bucket, were very bad.
  • She got into her aging rust bucket and drove home without turning the heater on.

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