What does kick the bucket mean?

Definitions for kick the bucket

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word kick the bucket.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff it(verb)

    pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

    "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"


  1. kick the bucket(Verb)

    To die.

  2. kick the bucket(Verb)

    Of a machine, to break down such that it cannot be repaired.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kick the bucket in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kick the bucket in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Orwell:

    you can't live life without consequences. They occur regardless of the decision. A consequence is an outcome, good or bad. You can live life without regrets and thats what makes it worth it. Or you could live with regret and end up hanging yourself but thats still good. You paid for the rope so your feeding someones family. Something to be proud of before you kick the bucket

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Translations for kick the bucket

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • gee die gees, gaan bokveld toe, verwissel die tydelike met die ewige, steek die lepel in die dak, skop die emmerAfrikaans
  • lipat e loaBreton
  • zaklepat bačkoramaCzech
  • den Löffel abgebenGerman
  • estirar la pata, colgar los guayosSpanish
  • lopullisesti, potkaista tyhjää, hajotaFinnish
  • casser sa pipe, passer l'arme à gaucheFrench
  • feldobja a bakancsot, beadja a kulcsot, felrúgja a gyertyát, elpatkolHungarian
  • deyja, eyðilegjast, drepastIcelandic
  • tirare le cuoiaItalian
  • くたばるJapanese
  • ಸಾಯು, ಸರಿಪಡಿಸಲಾಗದಷ್ಟು ಹಾಳಾದKannada
  • het loodje leggen, de pijp aan Maarten gevenDutch
  • gå i pennalet, legge inn åreneNorwegian
  • odwalić kitę, kopnąć w kalendarzPolish
  • bater as botasPortuguese
  • a da ortul popii, a da colțulRomanian
  • протянуть ноги, приказать долго жить, почить в бозе, коньки отбросить, преставиться, накрыться медным тазом, сыграть в ящик, дать дуба, откинуть копытаRussian
  • drodhi këmbënAlbanian
  • ta ner skylten, kila runt hörnetSwedish
  • உயிரை மாய்த்தல்Tamil
  • బాల్చీ తన్నుTelugu
  • nalları dikmekTurkish

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