guttering

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

guttering (usually uncountable, plural gutterings)

  1. Gutters considered as a group.

Verb[edit]

guttering

  1. Present participle of gutter.

Adjective[edit]

guttering

  1. (of a small flame) flickering and about to be extinguished
    • 1919, Siegfried Sassoon, The Dug-out
      Why do you lie with your legs ungainly huddled,
      And one arm bent across your sullen cold
      Exhausted face? It hurts my heart to watch you,
      Deep-shadow'd from the candle's guttering gold;