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gutless

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adjective gut·less \ˈgət-ləs\

Simple Definition of gutless

  • : lacking courage

Full Definition of gutless

  1. 1 :  lacking courage :  cowardly

  2. 2 :  lacking significance or vitality

gut·less·ness noun

Examples of gutless

  1. <a gutless attack on a writer who is now deceased and unable to defend herself>



1900

First Known Use of gutless

1900

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