Buck•et list noun-informal a number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime. • Maya Hart moves to New York City, and starts at a new school, Abigail Adams High school. She meets a boy named Farkle Minkus, who she becomes best friends with. What she doesn't know is that he has Cancer, when she finally finds out. She happens to stumble upon his bucket list.. So she decides to help him finish it.. And she didn't expect to... Fall in love with him.