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gut

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gut

  1. 1 guts pl  the internal organs of the body the student dissected the frog and looked at its guts with a mixture of fascination and disgust Synonyms of gut entrails, innards, inside(s), inwards, viscera, vitals Words Related to gut bowel(s), intestine(s); chitterlings (or chitlins), giblet(s), variety meat

  2. 2 guts pl  strength of mind to carry on in spite of danger it took a lot of guts to rush into that burning building and save her cat Synonyms of gut bottle [British slang], bravery, courageousness, daring, daringness, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, gallantry, greatheartedness, guts, gutsiness, hardihood, heart, heroism, intestinal fortitude, intrepidity, intrepidness, moxie, nerve, pecker [chiefly British], prowess, stoutness, valor, virtueWords Related to gut backbone, fiber, fortitude, grit, gumption, mettle, pluck, pluckiness, spunk, temper; determination, perseverance, resolution; endurance, stamina, stomach, tenacity; audacity, boldness, brazenness, cheek, cojones [slang], effrontery, gall, temerityNear Antonyms of gut cold feet, faintheartedness, fearfulness, mousiness, timidity, timorousness; feebleness, softness, weakness; impotence, ineffectualness; hesitation, indecision, indecisiveness, irresolutionAntonyms of gut cowardice, cowardliness, cravenness, dastardliness, poltroonery, spinelessness

  3. 3 guts pl  the strength of mind that enables a person to endure pain or hardship had the guts to keep running the race even though she felt like quitting Synonyms of gut backbone, constancy, fiber, grit, grittiness, guts, intestinal fortitude, pluck, spunkWords Related to gut determination, purposefulness, resoluteness, resolution; bravery, courage, courageousness, daring, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, gallantry, greatheartedness, intrepidity, intrepidness, nerve, stoutness, valor; endurance, forbearance, stamina, sufferance, tolerance; heart, mettle, spirit; audacity, boldness, brass, cheek, chutzpah (also chutzpa or hutzpah or hutzpa), effrontery, gall, hardihood, nerve, nerviness, temerityNear Antonyms of gut indecisiveness, irresoluteness, irresolution, vacillation; cowardice, cowardliness, cravenness, dastardliness, faintheartedness, pusillanimity, timidity, timorousnessAntonyms of gut spinelessness

  4. 4 the part of the body between the chest and the pelvis eating too many french fries will result in a substantial gut Synonyms of gut abdomen, belly, breadbasket [slang], stomach, solar plexus, tummyWords Related to gut middle, midriff, waist; paunch, potbelly; thorax

  5. 5 an enlarged or bulging abdomen an ever-expanding gut was sorry evidence that she had been neglecting her workouts Synonyms of gut bay window, beer belly, belly, corporation, potbelly, paunch, potWords Related to gut breadbasket [slang], stomach, tummy; chubbiness, corpulence, fat, fatness, fleshiness, obesity, overweight, paunchiness, plumpness, portliness, pudginess; chunkiness, heaviness, stoutness

  6. 6 the seat of one's deepest thoughts and emotions the film packs an emotional wallop that the viewer will feel in his gut Synonyms of gut belly, blood, bone(s), bosom, breast, core, heart, heartstrings, inner space, inside, quick, soulWords Related to gut conscience, mind


gut

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of gut

  1. to take the internal organs out of you'll need to gut the fish and wash it out before you can cook it Synonyms of gut clean, disembowel, draw, eviscerate Words Related to gut bone, dress; cut, excise, extract, remove, withdraw, yank; transplant


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