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bucket

Synonyms of bucket in English:

noun

  • a bucket of cold water
    pail, scuttle, can, tub, pitcher, vessel
  • Phrases

    buckets

    1
    informal everyone wept buckets
    British informal lashings

    verb

    British informal Back to top  
  • 1 it began to rain again, and soon it was bucketing down See pour (sense 3)
  • 2 the car came bucketing out of a side road See speed (sense 1) of the verb)
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