Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of bucket.

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Examples

  • Brilliant a good 'bucketing' (Aunt Horsingham shuddered; I knew she would, and used the word on purpose) over an open heath or a line of grass than go bodkin in a chariot, seven miles an hour, and both windows up.

    Kate Coventry An Autobiography

  • Priscilla of "bucketing," and Frank loved her for the word.

    Priscilla's Spies

  • She scarcely spoke at all, and when she replied to Miss Rutherford's accusation of "bucketing" did so incisively.

    Priscilla's Spies

  • In urban areas, "bucketing" has become a common practice -- placing pails in showers and using the gray water on lawns or gardens.

    EcoEarth.Info Environment RSS Newsfeed

  • In urban areas, "bucketing" has become a common practice - placing pails in showers and using the gray water on lawns or gardens.

    Climate Progress

  • A big theme that emerged for me from the urban/multicultural pre-conference is that there is a big gap between the practitioners in this space who understand how technology has blown apart traditional ways of "bucketing" youth (i.e. Asian, Latino, African American) and the brands who still allocate dollars according to race/ethnicity.

    Ypulse

  • To me, bucketing harkens back to Christmas club accounts.

    How to Keep Your Money Resolutions

  • Brightly strewn wet fliers, that is; las feriadas are the height of the water wars, as trucks filled with young people careen through town with tanks of water, bucketing unlucky pedestrians and generally wrecking mayhem.

    Nathaniel Loewentheil: Deviled Dancers, Drunken Pilgrimages and the Magic of Bolivia's Carnaval

  • McCartney plays down accounts of the terrible heat and bucketing monsoons and the fact that with only his wife, Linda, and Denny Laine left in the group he ended up playing half the instruments himself "I kept it simple".

    Paul McCartney: 'Suddenly it just all came together'

  • I remember it raining for seemingly weeks on end in Paris last year, and it is certainly bucketing down in Oxford today.

    umbrella

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