An early type of jazz characterized by a strong beat and rollicking delivery, similar to barrelhouse.
A homemade bass instrument.
Designating or of a raucous, unsophisticated style of playing jazz.
A washtub bass.
Other Word Forms
Origin of gutbucket
- From gutbucket bass a type of homemade bass instrument made from a bucket
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition