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gut

noun uk   /ɡʌt/ us  

gut noun (BOWELS)

[U] the long tube in the body of a person or animal, through which food moves during the process of digesting food: Meat stays in the gut longer than vegetable matter. [C] informal a person's stomach when it is extremely large: He's got a huge beer gut (= large stomach caused by drinking beer).guts C2 [plural] bowels: My guts hurt. He got a knife in the guts.gut feeling/reaction informal a strong belief about someone or something that cannot completely be explained and does not have to be decided by reasoning: I have a gut feeling that the relationship won't last. [U] a strong thread made from an animal's bowels used, especially in the past, for making musical instruments and sports rackets

gut noun (BRAVERY)

guts B2 [plural] informal courage in dealing with danger or uncertainty: [+ to infinitive] It takes a lot of guts to admit to so many people that you've made a mistake.

gut

verb [T] uk   /ɡʌt/ (-tt-) us  

gut verb [T] (EMPTY A BUILDING)

to destroy the inside of a building completely, usually by fire: A fire gutted the bookshop last week. to remove the inside parts and contents of a building, usually so that it can be decorated in a completely new way

gut verb [T] (REMOVE ORGANS)

to remove the inner organs of an animal, especially in preparation for eating it: She gutted the fish and cut off their heads.
Translations of “gut”
in Spanish intestino, tripa, cuerda de tripa…
in French intestin, (corde de) boyau…
in German die Gedärme (pl.), der Darm…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腸, 消化道, 腸道,腸…
in Russian кишка…
in Turkish bağırsaklar, iç organlar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肠, 消化道, 肠道,肠…
in Polish jelito…
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