gutty
adjective (guttier; -est) Date: 1942 1. gutsy 1 <
a gutty quarterback
>
2. having a vigorous challenging quality <
gutty realism
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gutty — Gut ty, a. [L. gutta drop: cf. F. goutt[ e]. Cf. {Guttated}.] (Her.) Charged or sprinkled with drops. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gutty — [gut′ē] adj. guttier, guttiest var. of GUTSY …   English World dictionary

  • Gutty — Guty …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gutty — /gut ee/, adj., guttier, guttiest. Informal. showing spirit; plucky; gutsy: a gutty attempt to kick a field goal. [1935 40; GUT + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gutty — adjective gutsy …   Wiktionary

  • gutty — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Slang. Having or showing courage: audacious, bold, brave, courageous, dauntless, doughty, fearless, fortitudinous, gallant, game, hardy, heroic, intrepid, mettlesome, plucky, stout, stouthearted, unafraid,… …   English dictionary for students

  • gutty — adj British bold, brave or bolshie . A late 1980s coinage, popular in unsophisticated speech, which is a back formation from the well established colloquial sense of guts denoting courage …   Contemporary slang

  • gutty — adj. brave, spirited …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gutty — gutty1 noun (plural gutties) Irish & Scottish informal a plimsoll. gutty2 adjective (guttier, guttiest) N. Amer. informal determined and spirited …   English new terms dictionary

  • gutty — gut•ty [[t]ˈgʌt i[/t]] adj. ti•er, ti•est cvb inf tough; gutsy • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

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