Definition of bucket verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bucket

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈbʌkɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌkɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bucket
BrE BrE//ˈbʌkɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌkɪt//
 
he / she / it buckets
BrE BrE//ˈbʌkɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌkɪts//
 
past simple bucketed
BrE BrE//ˈbʌkɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌkɪtɪd//
 
past participle bucketed
BrE BrE//ˈbʌkɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌkɪtɪd//
 
-ing form bucketing
BrE BrE//ˈbʌkɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌkɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French buquet ‘tub, pail’, perhaps from Old English būc ‘belly, pitcher’. Phrasal Verbsbucket down