An example of gut is an abused woman fighting back against her abuser; the woman has guts.
An example of gut is slicing a fish's belly open and removing the intestines.
An example of gut is to destroy the interior of a building.
An example of gut is when someone gets punched in the stomach; they are punched in the gut.
An example of gut is the material from which violin and cello strings are made.
It takes guts to be a rock climber.
Gut a manuscript.
Fire gutted the house.
A stipulation added at the last minute gutted the ordinance.
The gut issues of a campaign.
A gut course in college.
A gut feeling, gut reaction.
He knew all about the guts of the business, how things actually get done.
It took a lot of guts to admit to using banned substances on television.
You should take Intro Astronomy: it's a gut.
The Gut of Canso.
- To show pluck and perseverance in the face of opposition or adversity.
- to hate someone intensely
Other Word Forms
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of gut
- From Middle English guttes entrails from Old English guttas gheu- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition