Get Buckets

What does get buckets mean?

To dominate

Get buckets is a phrase used to describe a sports player who dominates the competition. You are most likely to hear it used by a fan, a player's teammate, or a player themself, to note the player's incredible prowess.

Where did get buckets originate?

Get buckets comes from basketball, a sport in which bucket is a synonym for a basketball hoop, and "getting a bucket" is a synonym for scoring.

Is get buckets used to describe only sports players?

It is not. You may also see get buckets used to describe any person who is baller or has a lot of swag. You may also see variations of get buckets, such as "gets buckets," "getting buckets," or just buckets.


That man is one good-looking dude
Yeah, I bet he gets buckets like nobody's business
A man who is used to dominating the competition
A man who is used to dominating the competition

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Updated January 5, 2022

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