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Degut vs. Gut

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Degutverb

(transitive) To remove the guts from.

Gutnoun

The alimentary canal, especially the intestine.

Gutnoun

(informal) The abdomen of a person, especially one that is enlarged

‘beer gut’;

Gutnoun

(uncountable) The intestines of an animal used to make strings of a tennis racket or violin, etc.

Gutnoun

A person's emotional, visceral self.

‘I have a funny feeling in my gut.’;

Gutnoun

(informal) A class that is not demanding or challenging.

‘You should take Intro Astronomy: it's a gut.’;

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Gutnoun

A narrow passage of water.

‘the Gut of Canso’;

Gutnoun

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.

Gutverb

(transitive) To eviscerate.

‘The fisherman guts the fish before cooking them.’; ‘The lioness gutted her prey.’;

Gutverb

(transitive) To remove or destroy the most important parts of.

‘Fire gutted the building.’; ‘Congress gutted the welfare bill.’;

Gutadjective

Made of gut, e.g., a violin with gut strings

Gutadjective

Instinctive, e.g., a gut reaction

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Gutnoun

A narrow passage of water; as, the Gut of Canso.

Gutnoun

An intenstine; a bowel; the whole alimentary canal; the enteron; (pl.) bowels; entrails.

Gutnoun

One of the prepared entrails of an animal, esp. of a sheep, used for various purposes. See Catgut.

Gutnoun

The sac of silk taken from a silkworm (when ready to spin its cocoon), for the purpose of drawing it out into a thread. This, when dry, is exceedingly strong, and is used as the snood of a fish line.

Gutverb

To take out the bowels from; to eviscerate.

Gutverb

To plunder of contents; to destroy or remove the interior or contents of; as, a mob gutted the house.

‘Tom Brown, of facetious memory, having gutted a propername of its vowels, used it as freely as he pleased.’;

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Gutnoun

the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus

Gutnoun

a strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery

Gutverb

empty completely; destroy the inside of;

‘Gut the building’;

Gutverb

remove the guts of;

‘gut the sheep’;

Gutnoun

the stomach or belly

‘the terrible pain in his gut’;

Gutnoun

the lower alimentary canal or a part of this; the intestine

‘microbes which naturally live in the human gut’;

Gutnoun

entrails that have been removed or exposed in violence or by a butcher.

Gutnoun

a fat stomach.

Gutnoun

the inner parts or essence of something

‘the guts of a modern computer’;

Gutnoun

used to form names attributing negative characteristics to people

‘greedy guts’; ‘what's the matter with you, misery guts?’;

Gutnoun

used in reference to a feeling or reaction based on an instinctive emotional response rather than considered thought

‘trusting his gut instinct, he went ahead and made the call’; ‘I could feel it in my guts—he was out there, watching me’; ‘I had a gut feeling that something was wrong’;

Gutnoun

personal courage and determination; toughness of character

‘he didn't have the guts to tell the truth’;

Gutnoun

fibre made from the intestines of animals, used especially for violin or racket strings or for surgical use.

Gutnoun

a narrow passage or strait.

Gutverb

remove the intestines and other internal organs from (a fish or other animal) before cooking it.

Gutverb

remove or destroy completely the internal parts of (a building or other structure)

‘the fire gutted most of the factory’;

Gutverb

cause (someone) to feel extremely upset or disappointed

‘it guts me to think about what my mother and brother missed out on’;

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