bucket list


noun Informal.

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?

Origin of bucket list

First recorded in 2005–10; from the idiom kick the bucket ‘to die’
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bucket list


informal a list of experiences one wants to have before one dies
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