guts

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See also: GUTs and Guts

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡʌts/
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Noun[edit]

guts

  1. plural of gut

Noun[edit]

guts pl (plural only)

  1. The entrails or contents of the abdomen.
    Synonyms: entrails, guttings, innards, insides, viscera
  2. (by extension, informal) Courage; determination.
    Synonyms: pluck, (vulgar) balls, nerve; see also Thesaurus:courage
    It must have taken some guts to speak in front of that audience.
    She doesn't take any nonsense from anyone—she's got guts.
  3. (informal) Content, substance.
    His speech had no guts in it.
  4. (informal) The essential, core parts.
    He knew all about the guts of the business, how things actually get done.
  5. (informal) One's innermost feelings.
    If you need someone to spill your guts out to, I'm here.
  6. (Australia, New Zealand) The ring in the gambling game two-up in which the spinner operates; the centre.
  7. (Australian rules football, informal) The center of the field.

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Verb[edit]

guts

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gut

Verb[edit]

guts (third-person singular simple present gutses, present participle gutsing, simple past and past participle gutsed)

  1. (Australia, informal) To eat greedily.
  2. (informal) To show determination or courage (especially in the combination guts out).
    He gutsed out a 6-1 win.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

guts c

  1. indefinite genitive singular of gut

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

guts f or m (plural gutsen, diminutive gutsje n)

  1. gouge, a suddenly flowing quantity of fluid
  2. a chisel type with a hollow beak

Verb[edit]

guts

  1. first-person singular present indicative of gutsen
  2. imperative of gutsen

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

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