bucket down

Definition of bucket down

British, informal

  1. :  to rain very heavily The rain is really bucketing down.

Word by Word Definitions

bucketplay
  1. :  a typically cylindrical vessel for catching, holding, or carrying liquids or solids

    :  something resembling a bucket: such as

    :  the scoop of an excavating machine

  1. :  to draw or lift in buckets

    :  to ride (a horse) hard

    :  to drive hurriedly or roughly

downplay
  1. :  toward or in a lower physical position

    :  to a lying or sitting position

    :  toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom

  1. :  down (see 1down) along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on

  1. :  to cause to go or come down (see 1down) : such as

    :  to cause to fall by or as if by shooting :  bring down

    :  consume

  1. :  occupying a low position

    :  lying on the ground

    :  directed or going downward

  1. :  descent, depression

    :  an instance of putting down someone (such as an opponent in wrestling)

    :  a complete play to advance the ball

  1. :  an undulating usually treeless upland with sparse soil

    :  a sheep of any breed originating in the downs of southern England

  1. :  a covering of soft fluffy feathers

    :  these feathers

    :  something soft and fluffy like down


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