informal Die: when the old girl finally kicked the bucket there was no mention of yours truly in the will
More example sentences
- He wanted to do his own thing and he wanted to do it now - not down the track when his father finally kicked the bucket.
- But in spite of the fact, when he kicks the bucket and departs his mortal coil, it is going to be one of the biggest funerals in the Bahamas.
- Even though the British Empire had long since kicked the bucket, the expats could still be found pretty much anywhere the Brits had a former colony.
Definition of kick the bucket in:
- The US English dictionary