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gutty

[guht-ee] /ˈgʌt i/
adjective, guttier, guttiest.
1.
Informal. showing spirit; plucky; gutsy:
a gutty attempt to kick a field goal.
Origin of gutty
1935-1940
1935-40; gut + -y1
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  • Bunkers that were once quite deep in the old days of the gutty are in too many cases shallow and useless under the new conditions.

  • They were "gutty" balls, mind, which did not fly away off the irons like the rubber-cores.

    Fifty Years of Golf Horace G. Hutchinson
  • With a gutty ball it was really a fine long, slashing carry, and to play short was sometimes the better part of valour.

  • Certainly the score with which the championship was won was phenomenally low for those days of gutty balls.

  • This was good work for a lady, especially as I rather fancy she must have been using the gutty ball at that time.

    The Happy Golfer Henry Leach
  • There were more short drivers than there are now, in the days of the solid "gutty" ball.

    Fifty Years of Golf Horace G. Hutchinson
British Dictionary definitions for gutty

gutty

/ˈɡʌtɪ/
noun (Irish, dialect) (pl) -ties
1.
an urchin or delinquent
2.
a low-class person
Word Origin
probably from gutter, perhaps from the compound guttersnipe
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Slang definitions & phrases for gutty

gutty

adjective

  1. Forceful and assertive: a good gutty rock number (1939+)
  2. gutsy (1950s+)
  3. apable of high speed; having a powerful engine (1950s+ Hot rodders)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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