intestinal fortitude

noun

Definition of intestinal fortitude

Examples of intestinal fortitude in a Sentence

  1. the one person who had the intestinal fortitude to stand up and denounce the injustice of it all

  2. you'll need considerable intestinal fortitude to put up with that corporate diva, but the work experience will be worth it

Origin and Etymology of intestinal fortitude

euphemism for guts


First Known Use: circa 1937


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