bucket list

noun

Definition of bucket list

: a list of things that one has not done before but wants to do before dying

Examples of bucket list in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Vickie takes us through her Pacific Northwest bucket list. oregonlive, 5 May 2022 Our 35-item summer bucket list is packed with ideas suitable for all ages, including kids, teenagers, and adults. Marlisse Cepeda, Country Living, 25 Apr. 2022 This can help give you insights for finetuning your bucket list. Steve Vernon, Forbes, 28 Dec. 2021 Smotherman, who assists in that enterprise, was fulfilling a bucket list dream of joining a crab harvest in the Bering Sea. Anchorage Daily News, 4 Apr. 2022 Most visitors travel by car, but the 35 miles from Asheville to the top of Mount Mitchell (the highest mountain peak in the Eastern US) is worth a spot on any cyclist’s bucket list. Outside Online, 25 Mar. 2022 Either way, The Palestra should be on every fan’s bucket list. Josh Newman, The Salt Lake Tribune, 17 Mar. 2022 The reunion of Operation Ivy’s Tim Armstrong and Jesse Michaels has long been an elusive bucket list booking for music fans and festival talent buyers hoping to reconnect the band after their break up in 1989. Dave Brooks, Billboard, 8 Feb. 2022 Getting to vacation on a private island is a bucket list item for many travelers. Jordi Lippe-mcgraw, Forbes, 25 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of bucket list

2006, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bucket list

from the phrase kick the bucket (to die)

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The first known use of bucket list was in 2006

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Last Updated

14 May 2022

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“Bucket list.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bucket%20list. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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