gutbucket

[ guht-buhk-it ]
/ ˈgʌtˌbʌk ɪt /

noun

jazz played in the raucous and high-spirited style of barrelhouse.

Nearby words

  1. gut it out,
  2. gut of canso,
  3. gut reaction,
  4. gut-bucket,
  5. gut-wrenching,
  6. gutenberg,
  7. gutenberg bible,
  8. gutenberg, johann,
  9. guthrie,
  10. guthrie test

Origin of gutbucket

First recorded in 1925–30; gut + bucket

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British Dictionary definitions for gutbucket

gutbucket

/ (ˈɡʌtˌbʌkɪt) /

noun

a highly emotional style of jazz playing

Word Origin for gutbucket

C20: from US gutbucket a cheap gambling saloon where musicians could play for hand-outs

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