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gutbucket
American English: /ˈɡətˌbəkət/

Translation of gutbucket in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (glutton)
    (British English)
    glotón, (-tona) (masculine, feminine)
    tragón, (-gona) (masculine, feminine) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Oddly, none of the 50 ways was taking exercise, you fat, lardy gutbucket.
  • 2 (Music) (before noun) gutbucket blues
    blues (masculine) desgarrado
    Example sentences
    • Other highlights include the psychotramatic lullaby of ‘The Talk of Creatures’, the literally glass-shattering gutbucket blues of ‘The Coming of the Crow’, and the Martian Beatles doo-wop of ‘The Simple Song’.
    • For the 1994 film Jason's Lyric, while he was still a member of Jodeci, he hit the studio with James Mtume behind the boards to tackle Bobby Womack's gutbucket classic ‘If You Think You're Lonely Now.’
    • The rawness of these recordings suits the band perfectly, capturing the slide guitar in particular in its gutbucket glory.

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