|1.||a. the lower part of the alimentary canal; intestine|
|b. the entire alimentary canalRelated: visceral|
|2.||(often plural) the bowels or entrails, esp of an animal|
|3.||slang the belly; paunch|
|5.||a silky fibrous substance extracted from silkworms, used in the manufacture of fishing tackle|
|6.||a narrow channel or passage|
|7.||informal (plural) courage, willpower, or daring; forcefulness|
|8.||informal (plural) the essential part: the guts of a problem|
|9.||informal bust a gut to make an intense effort|
|10.||informal have someone's guts for garters to be extremely angry with someone|
|11.||informal hate a person's guts to dislike a person very strongly|
|12.||informal sweat one's guts out, work one's guts out to work very hard|
|—vb , guts, gutting, gutted|
|13.||to remove the entrails from (fish, etc)|
|14.||(esp of fire) to destroy the inside of (a building)|
|15.||to plunder; despoil: the raiders gutted the city|
|16.||to take out the central points of (an article), esp in summary form|
|17.||informal arising from or characterized by what is basic, essential, or natural: a gut problem; a gut reaction|
|[Old English gutt; related to gēotan to flow; see |
The alimentary canal or a portion thereof, especially the intestine or stomach.
The embryonic digestive tube, consisting of the foregut, the midgut, and the hindgut.
guts The bowels; entrails; viscera.
A thin, tough cord made from the intestines of animals, usually sheep, used as suture material in surgery.
|gut (gŭt) Pronunciation Key
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