guts

  • 1 guts — [ gʌts ] noun plural INFORMAL * 1. ) the quality of being brave and determined: That s what you need to be a referee, guts. have the guts to do something: She had the guts to decide what she wanted and go for it. it takes guts to do something: It …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 2 guts´i|ly — guts|y «GUHT see», adjective, guts|i|er, guts|i|est. Slang. 1. full of guts: »Figurative. a gutsy fighter. 2. Figurative. full of vitality; …

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  • 3 guts|y — «GUHT see», adjective, guts|i|er, guts|i|est. Slang. 1. full of guts: »Figurative. a gutsy fighter. 2. Figurative. full of vitality; …

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  • 4 guts — informal courage and determination. → gut guts informal used in names attributing negative characteristics: → gut guts entrails that have been removed or exposed. → gut guts the internal parts or essence of something. → gut …

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  • 5 guts — meaning ‘courage or determination’, is more forceful and less neutral than either of these words. It is now only slightly informal, although it is more so in idiomatic expressions such as hate a person s guts and work one s guts out (in which… …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 Guts — (auf deutsch so viel wie Mumm) ist ein Mannschaftssport, der mit einer 125 g schweren Frisbee gespielt wird. Zwei Mannschaften zu je fünf Spielern stehen sich in paralleler Aufstellung gegenüber. Der Abstand zwischen den Mannschaften beträgt …

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  • 7 guts — spirit, courage, 1893, figurative plural of GUT (Cf. gut). The idea of the bowels as the seat of the spirit goes back to at least mid 14c …

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  • 8 guts — [n] nerve, boldness audacity, backbone*, courage, daring, dauntlessness, effrontery, forcefulness, fortitude, grit*, hardihood, heart*, intestinal fortitude*, mettle, moxie*, pluck, resolution, sand*, spine*, spirit, spunk*, willpower; concepts… …

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  • 9 guts — /gʌts / (say guts) Colloquial –plural noun (often construed as singular) 1. the bowels or entrails. 2. the stomach or abdomen. 3. courage; stamina; endurance: to have guts. 4. essential information: the guts of the matter. 5. essential parts or… …

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  • 10 guts */ — UK [ɡʌts] / US noun [plural] informal 1) the quality of being brave and determined That s what you need to be a referee – guts. have the guts to do something: She had the guts to go for what she wanted. it takes guts to do something: It takes a… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 guts — [gats] 1. n. courage; bravado. □ Man, she’s got guts! □ It takes guts to do something like that. 2. n. the belly; the intestines. □ Ted poked Frank right in the guts. □ …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 12 guts — n. (colloq.) 1) the guts to + inf. (he doesn t have the guts to do it) 2) (misc.) to hate smb. s guts ( to hate smb. very much ) * * * (misc.) to hate smb. s guts ( to hate smb. very much ) (colloq.) the guts to+inf. (he doesn t have the guts to… …

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  • 13 Guts — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Guts est un mot anglais signifiant « tripes », « entrailles ». Guts est le personnage principal du manga Berserk. Guts est un… …

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  • 14 Guts — pl n 1. stomach or abdomen; 2. one greedy for food; a glutton; 3. courage; stamina; endurance: to have guts ; 4. essential information: the guts of the matter ; 5. (of an engine, machine, etc.) power; performance; 6. (two up) wagered money in the …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 15 guts — I Australian Slang pl n 1. stomach or abdomen; 2. one greedy for food; a glutton; 3. courage; stamina; endurance: to have guts ; 4. essential information: the guts of the matter ; 5. (of an engine, machine, etc.) power; performance; 6. (two up)… …

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  • 16 guts — See: HATE ONE S GUTS, HAVE THE GUTS TO DO SOMETHING …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 17 guts — See: HATE ONE S GUTS, HAVE THE GUTS TO DO SOMETHING …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 18 guts — noun a) The entrails or contents of the abdomen. , It must have taken some guts to speak in front that audience. b) Courage; determination. , She doesnt take any nonsense from anyone mdash;shes got guts. Syn …

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  • 19 guts — See: hate one s guts, have the guts to do smth …

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  • 20 guts — [gʌts] noun [plural] informal 1) the quality of being brave and determined She had the guts to go for what she wanted.[/ex] It takes a lot of guts and hard work to get where he is.[/ex] 2) your stomach and the organs near it 3) the most important …

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