weep buckets(redirected from weeped buckets)
To weep copiously; to cry intensely and for a long time. Everyone wept buckets during the funeral. What did you say to upset your brother? He's been weeping buckets upstairs for the last half hour!
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Cry copiously, as in That sad tale of unrequited love always made her weep buckets. [Colloquial]
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