gutter out

guttered out; guttering out; gutters out

Definition of gutter out

intransitive verb

1 : to become gradually weaker and then go out the candle guttered out
2 : to end feebly or undramatically his screen career had slowly guttered out

First Known Use of gutter out

1875, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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one from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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