Gut Gut, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gutted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gutting}.] 1. To take out the bowels from; to eviscerate. [1913 Webster]

2. To plunder of contents; to destroy or remove the interior or contents of; as, a mob gutted the house. [1913 Webster]

Tom Brown, of facetious memory, having gutted a proper name of its vowels, used it as freely as he pleased. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

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  • gutted — gutted; un·gutted; …   English syllables

  • gutted — ► ADJECTIVE Brit. informal ▪ bitterly disappointed or upset …   English terms dictionary

  • gutted — 1. adjective a) eviscerated The exports, on the whole, in 1815, exceeded those of 1816; but the gutted herrings exported in the latter year exceeded those of the former by 12606½ barrels b) With the most important parts destroyed (often by fire) …   Wiktionary

  • gutted — gut|ted [ˈgʌtıd] adj 1.) seriously damaged or completely destroyed ▪ We drove slowly past the gutted buildings. 2.) BrE spoken very shocked or disappointed = ↑devastated ▪ I was gutted when I lost my job …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gutted — gut|ted [ gʌtəd ] adjective 1. ) if a building is gutted, it is badly damaged or completely destroyed: the shell of a gutted warehouse 2. ) BRITISH SPOKEN extremely disappointed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gutted — adj British a. devastated, deeply disappointed, saddened or shocked. A vogue word among working class and lower middle class speakers since the late 1980s, perhaps encouraged by the over use of the word by sportsmen and sports commentators. The… …   Contemporary slang

  • gutted — [[t]gʌ̱tɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ If you are gutted, you feel extremely disappointed or depressed about something that has happened. [BRIT, INFORMAL] Birmingham City supporters will be absolutely gutted if he leaves the club …   English dictionary

  • gutted — adjective 1 seriously damaged or completely destroyed 2 BrE spoken very shocked or disappointed: “And how did you feel when Arsenal scored?” “Totally gutted.” 3 BrE spoken very tired; exhausted: I was gutted by the end of the week! …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • gutted — UK [ˈɡʌtɪd] / US [ˈɡʌtəd] adjective 1) British spoken extremely disappointed 2) if a building is gutted, it is badly damaged or completely destroyed the shell of a gutted warehouse …   English dictionary

  • Gutted — If someone is really upset by something they might say that they were gutted. Like when you are told that you have just failed your driving test! …   The American's guide to speaking British

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