gut-bucket

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gut-bucket

1. offensive slang A derogatory term for a fat or obese person. We left the bar when we realized it was seedy and filled with nothing but old gut-buckets looking for easy women.
2. A free-spirited style of jazz or blues music. The band surprised the audience by playing a few of their songs in a gut-bucket style.
3. A stringed instrument used in folk music that is made from a metal washtub . Grandpop brought out his old gut-bucket and started playing folk songs beside the fire.

gutbucket

(ˈgətbəkɪt)
1. n. a chamber pot, especially one used in a prison cell. (see also gash bucket.) You got something around here I can use as a gutbucket?
2. n. a toilet; a makeshift toilet. Where’s the gutbucket around here?
3. n. the stomach. Sam poked Pete right in the gutbucket.
4. n. a fat person, usually a man. Look at the gutbucket waddling down the street.
5. n. a cheap saloon; a low tavern. his head off. The pinstriper needed a drink so bad he stopped at one of those gutbuckets on Maple Street.
6. n. an earthy style of music. You don’t hear much gutbucket in public places these days.
References in periodicals archive ?
"Gores is pushing it when he has Sam Spade allude to George Sand, and it's hard to believe that in 1925 Spade would be reading The Great Gatsby--which had just been published--or whistling Louis Armstrong's newly recorded 'Gut Bucket Blues.' How does a working detective (who, as far as we know, doesn't own a radio or a phonograph) find time to keep up?" DAVID GATES
Sneer all you like, but you don't last five minutes in that environment if you're a complete gut bucket. And when you listen to the testimony of Paul Hartley and Shunsuke Nakamura saying you don't realise how good Lennon is until you've played alongside him you pay attention.
However old he is, however much a gut bucket, this is no reason not to blow himself to kingdom come.
Describing herself as "a gut bucket sort of a woman", Brown always throws herself fully into a performance, whether it's a large-scale festival appearance or a club date.
You'll need a sharp knife (fish fillet knives work best), a good pair of game shears (optional), a gut bucket, a large pot of cold or ice water for the finished chicken, a towel to wipe your hands on, a chicken catching hook and a broom handle or something similar.
There are many noteworthy ingredients here: any segment with Giraud singing or playing one of her myriad instruments; Burdulis playing the kazoo, bones, or "gut bucket" (tin tub); Aubert's versatile musicianship; Jones's lively choreography with its historical references.