Get Buckets

What does get buckets mean?

To dominate

Get buckets is a phrase commonly used in sports when a player is dominating the competition. It is usually said by an excited teammate or the player himself when celebrating.

The term comes from basketball where "bucket" is another word for "basketball net" and scorings. "Get buckets" may also be used to describe a person who has a lot of swag, where he just dominates at life. The term is typically seen as "get buckets," "getting buckets," and simply, "buckets."


"That man is one good-looking dude."
"Yeah, I bet he gets buckets like nobody's business."
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Get Buckets means to dominate

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Last Updated: August 28, 2017

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