Associations to the word «Gut»


GUT, noun. The alimentary canal, especially the intestine.
GUT, noun. (informal) The abdomen of a person, especially one that is enlarged
GUT, noun. (uncountable) The intestines of an animal used to make strings of a tennis racket or violin, etc.
GUT, noun. A person's emotional, visceral self.
GUT, noun. (informal) A gut course
GUT, noun. A narrow passage of water.
GUT, noun. The sac of silk taken from a silkworm when ready to spin its cocoon, for the purpose of drawing it out into a thread. When dry, it is exceedingly strong, and is used as the snood of a fishing line.
GUT, verb. (transitive) To eviscerate.
GUT, verb. (transitive) To remove or destroy the most important parts of.
GUT, adjective. Made of gut, e.g., a violin with gut strings
GUT, adjective. Instinctive, e.g., a gut reaction
GUT BARGING, noun. (British) A sport (or slightly mock sport) in which two men with big fat guts (ie. their bellies) try to push each other off a mat, pushing only with their guts.
GUT BUSTER, noun. (colloquial) An extremely funny joke.
GUT BUSTER, noun. (colloquial) A meal that causes particular gastronomic pain.
GUT CHECK, noun. (idiomatic) (sometimes hyphenated (especially when used attributively)) An honest, reflective appraisal of one's true feelings concerning a matter of concern.
GUT FACTOR, noun. (idiomatic) The emotional dimension of decision making. A persons subjective (often almost visceral) feelings about what feels right or wrong, good or bad. An inner persuasion that one may feel convinced is the appropriate decision.
GUT FEELING, noun. (idiomatic) an instinct or intuition; an immediate or basic feeling or reaction without a logical rationale
GUT FEELINGS, noun. Plural of gut feeling
GUT REACTION, noun. (idiomatic) An instantaneous reaction made without thought.
GUT REACTIONS, noun. Plural of gut reaction
GUT REHAB, noun. A major restoration project on an old house or other building, ripping out plaster walls back to the studs and rafters and replacing them along with some or all of the trim, windows and doors, plumbing and electrical systems, exterior siding, roof, etc.
GUT ROT, noun. (slang) Stomach ache.
GUT SHOOT, verb. Alternative form of gut-shoot
GUT SHOOTING, verb. Present participle of gut shoot
GUT SHOOTS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gut shoot
GUT SHOT, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of gut shoot
GUT SHOT, adjective. Alternative form of gut-shot
GUT SHOT, noun. A shot in the gut.
GUT SHOT, noun. A gut-shot straight.
GUT SHOT STRAIGHT, noun. Alternative form of gut-shot straight
GUT SHOT STRAIGHTS, noun. Plural of gut shot straight
GUT SHOTS, noun. Plural of gut shot

Dictionary definition

GUT, noun. The part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus.
GUT, noun. A narrow channel or strait.
GUT, noun. A strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery.
GUT, verb. Empty completely; destroy the inside of; "Gut the building".
GUT, verb. Remove the guts of; "gut the sheep".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy