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Definition of "rustbucket" []

  • An old, neglected vehicle, usually a car, a freighter, or a truck. (noun)

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Use "rustbucket" in a sentence
  • "My ailing rustbucket of a ship had been out of juice on the fringes."
  • "The scale of such smuggling was revealed last June when a rustbucket called the Golden Venture was beached off New York; 10 immigrants drowned as they tried to reach shore."
  • "He cursed the crew of the ship up and down for “ruining his retirement” and kept going on and on about how he could be “laying in a hammock drinking rum” instead of being “trapped on this goddamn rustbucket.”"