noun, plural bucketfuls.
the amount that a bucket can hold: a bucketful of water.

1555–65; bucket + -ful

See -ful.
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Example sentences
Corporate insiders are dumping shares by the bucketful.
Toilets can be flushed by pouring a bucketful of water into the tank and using the handle or by pouring a bucketful into the bowl.
On a good night, you can easily catch a bucketful of fish.
For example, the liquid can be sprayed onto each bucketful of salt as it is placed in the truck.
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