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gut

gut

 
pronunciation:
guht
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the food canal or a part of it, esp. the stomach or intestines.
Nutrients from the food we eat are absorbed in the gut.
definition 2: (usu. pl.) the internal parts of an animal that are removed when it is butchered; entrails; viscera.
He scaled the fish and removed the guts.
definition 3: (usu. pl.) the essential inner parts or workings.
The cover hides the guts of the computer.
definition 4: (informal) the abdomen; belly.
The kick caught him in the gut.
similar words:
abdomen, belly
definition 5: (pl.; informal) courage or nerve.
He's trying to get up the guts to ask her to the dance.
definition 6: strips of intestinal tissue used for various purposes such as the strings of a guitar or violin, or for sutures.
definition 7: a very narrow passage or water channel.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: guts, gutted, gutting
definition 1: to remove the entrails of; disembowel; eviscerate.
similar words:
draw
definition 2: to destroy or plunder the interior of.
Fire gutted the office building.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: (informal) involving basic emotions.
Race prejudice is a gut issue with her.
similar words:
brute
definition 2: instinctive; easy.
a gut music course
similar words:
easy, instinctive, snap