a list of things a person wants to achieve or experience, as before reaching a certain age or dying: a bucket list for a terminally ill patient; What’s on your summer bucket list?
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Where Did The Strange Expression “Hair Of The Dog” Come From?If you woke up on New Year’s Day feeling as if you had been hit by a truck, you may have sought a hangover remedy with an infamously odd name: the hair of the dog. A morning drink may be the last thing you want after a night of boozing. But that’s exactly what this quirky English expression means. Originally, the expression referred to a method of treating a …
Origin of bucket list
First recorded in 2005–10; from the idiom kick the bucket ‘to die’
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British Dictionary definitions for bucket list
informal a list of experiences one wants to have before one dies
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