gut·​ter·​ing | \ ˈgə-tər-iŋ How to pronounce guttering (audio) \

Definition of guttering

1 : material for gutters

Examples of guttering in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mouse carcasses and excrement in roof guttering are polluting farmers’ water tanks and causing sickness. Fox News, 22 June 2021 Mouse carcasses and excrement in roof guttering are polluting farmers' water tanks and causing sickness. Rod Mcguirk, Star Tribune, 22 June 2021 Dantean descent and conflicted redemption, giving us a 21st-first century odyssey into the guttering soul of the planet. Washington Post, 6 Apr. 2021 The roof and guttering will be repaired to stop any more water getting in, the windows and doors will be boarded up and any internal pipes that once held noxious chemicals will be drained. Jo Caird, Smithsonian Magazine, 5 Apr. 2021 Some of the main building’s windows are cracked; the guttering is broken. The Economist, 13 July 2017

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First Known Use of guttering

1703, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of guttering was in 1703

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“Guttering.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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