gut-tier

gutty

[guht-ee]
adjective, guttier, guttiest.
Informal. showing spirit; plucky; gutsy: a gutty attempt to kick a field goal.

Origin:
1935–40; gut + -y1

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gutty (ˈɡʌtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  an urchin or delinquent
2.  a low-class person
 
[probably from gutter, perhaps from the compound guttersnipe]

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