gut course
noun Date: 1948 a course (as in college) that is easily passed

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  • gut course — gut′ course n. edu an academic course requiring little preparation …   From formal English to slang

  • gut course — noun also gut Etymology: gut (I); probably from its being likened in softness to the belly : a course (as in college) that is easily passed * * * gut course, U.S. Slang. an easy college or university course. * * * n. informal …   Useful english dictionary

  • gut\ course — A required, but easy undergraduate core requirement. Everyone has to take European History 101 it s a gut course but it s so easy nobody sweats it …   Dictionary of american slang

  • gut\ course — A required, but easy undergraduate core requirement. Everyone has to take European History 101 it s a gut course but it s so easy nobody sweats it …   Dictionary of american slang

  • gut course. — See snap course. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • gut course. — See snap course. [1945 50] …   Useful english dictionary

  • gut — [gut] n. [ME < OE guttas, pl. < base of geotan, to pour: for IE base see GUST1] 1. a) [pl.] the bowels; entrails b) the stomach or belly: now often regarded as an indelicate usage 2. all or part of the alimentary canal, esp. the intestine …   English World dictionary

  • gut — [gat] 1. n. the belly; the intestines. □ What a gut that guy has. □ Tom poked Bill right in the gut. 2. mod. basic; fundamental. □ This is a gut issue, and we have to deal with it now. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • course — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. channel, passage; march, progression; mode, method; curriculum (see learning); circuit. v. i. run, flow (see fluidity). II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A route] Syn. direction, passage, path, way; see route 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • gut — gutlike, adj. /gut/, n., v., gutted, gutting, adj. n. 1. the alimentary canal, esp. between the pylorus and the anus, or some portion of it. Cf. foregut, midgut, hindgut. 2. guts, a. the bowels or entrails. b. Informal. courage and fortitude;… …   Universalium

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