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See also guts

English

Etymology

Originally in plural, from Old English guttas, probably related to ġēotan, to pour

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
gut

Plural
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gut ({{{1}}})
  1. The alimentary canal, especially the intestine; innards.
  2. (informal) The abdomen of a person, especially one that is enlarged
    beer gut
  3. (uncountable) The intestines of an animal used to make strings of a tennis racket or violin, etc.

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Verb

Infinitive
to gut

Third person singular
gut

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
t

to gut (third-person singular simple present gut, present participle t, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. (transitive) To eviscerate.
  2. (transitive) To remove or destroy the most important parts of.
    • fire gutted the building
    • Congress gutted the welfare bill.

Translations

Adjective

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Positive
gut

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Made of gut, e.g., a violin with gut strings
  2. Instinctive, e.g., a gut reaction

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Danish

Noun

gut

  1. lad

German

Pronunciation

Etymology

Old High German guot

Adjective

gut (comparative besser, superlative am besten)

  1. good

Antonyms

Adverb

gut

  1. well

Korean

Noun

gut (Revised Romanization of , 굿)

  1. (): hole, hollow, pit, cave.
  2. (굿): a traditional shamanic rite.

Tok Pisin

Adverb

gut

  1. well

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