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gut

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gut

  1. 1 guts pl  the internal organs of the body <the student dissected the frog and looked at its guts with a mixture of fascination and disgust> Synonyms entrails, innards, inside(s), inwards, viscera, vitals Related Words bowel(s), intestine(s); chitterlings (or chitlins), giblet(s), variety meat

  2. 2 guts pl  strength of mind to carry on in spite of danger <it took a lot of guts to rush into that burning building and save her cat> Synonyms bottle [British slang], bravery, courageousness, daring, daringness, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, gallantry, greatheartedness, guts, gutsiness, hardihood, heart, heroism, intestinal fortitude, intrepidity, intrepidness, moxie, nerve, pecker [chiefly British], prowess, stoutness, valor, virtueRelated Words backbone, fiber, fortitude, grit, gumption, mettle, pluck, pluckiness, spunk, temper; determination, perseverance, resolution; endurance, stamina, stomach, tenacity; audacity, boldness, brazenness, cheek, cojones [slang], effrontery, gall, temerityNear Antonyms cold feet, faintheartedness, fearfulness, mousiness, timidity, timorousness; feebleness, softness, weakness; impotence, ineffectualness; hesitation, indecision, indecisiveness, irresolutionAntonyms cowardice, cowardliness, cravenness, dastardliness, poltroonery, spinelessness

  3. 3 guts pl  the strength of mind that enables a person to endure pain or hardship <had the guts to keep running the race even though she felt like quitting> Synonyms backbone, constancy, fiber, grit, grittiness, guts, intestinal fortitude, pluck, spunkRelated Words determination, purposefulness, resoluteness, resolution; bravery, courage, courageousness, daring, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, gallantry, greatheartedness, intrepidity, intrepidness, nerve, stoutness, valor; endurance, forbearance, stamina, sufferance, tolerance; heart, mettle, spirit; audacity, boldness, brass, cheek, chutzpah (also chutzpa or hutzpah or hutzpa), effrontery, gall, hardihood, nerve, nerviness, temerityNear Antonyms indecisiveness, irresoluteness, irresolution, vacillation; cowardice, cowardliness, cravenness, dastardliness, faintheartedness, pusillanimity, timidity, timorousnessAntonyms spinelessness

  4. 4 the part of the body between the chest and the pelvis <eating too many french fries will result in a substantial gut> Synonyms abdomen, belly, breadbasket [slang], stomach, solar plexus, tummyRelated Words middle, midriff, waist; paunch, potbelly; thorax

  5. 5 an enlarged or bulging abdomen <an ever-expanding gut was sorry evidence that she had been neglecting her workouts> Synonyms bay window, beer belly, belly, corporation, potbelly, paunch, potRelated Words breadbasket [slang], stomach, tummy; chubbiness, corpulence, fat, fatness, fleshiness, obesity, overweight, paunchiness, plumpness, portliness, pudginess; chunkiness, heaviness, stoutness

  6. 6 the seat of one's deepest thoughts and emotions <the film packs an emotional wallop that the viewer will feel in his gut> Synonyms belly, blood, bone(s), bosom, breast, core, heart, heartstrings, inner space, inside, quick, soulRelated Words conscience, mind




gut

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of gut

  1. to take the internal organs out of <you'll need to gut the fish and wash it out before you can cook it> Synonyms clean, disembowel, draw, eviscerate Related Words bone, dress; cut, excise, extract, remove, withdraw, yank; transplant




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