Examples of gutless in a Sentence
a gutless attack on a writer who is now deceased and unable to defend herself
Recent Examples of gutless from the Web
The former makes the car feel utterly gutless, the latter has the petrol engine revving too hard and often.
But, unlike many of the mindless, gutless science-y blockbusters that dominate the studio system, these sci-fi flicks will lodge in your brain.
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First Known Use of gutless
Synonymschicken, chickenhearted, chicken-livered, craven, dastardly, cowardly, lily-livered, milk-livered [archaic], poltroon, pusillanimous, recreant, spineless, unheroic, yellow
Antonymsbrave, courageous, daring, dauntless, doughty, fearless, gallant, greathearted, gutsy, hardy, heroic (also heroical), intrepid, lionhearted, stalwart, stout, stouthearted, valiant, valorous
Related Wordsdiffident, fainthearted, fearful, timid, timorous; afraid, frightened, scared; careful, cautious, wary; bashful, coy, shy; feeble, soft, unmanly, weak
Near Antonymsaudacious, bold, brazen, cheeky, nervy; plucky, spirited, spunky; determined, resolute
GUTLESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gutless for English Language Learners
: lacking courage
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