gutter out

verb
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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“Gutter out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gutter%20out. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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