Translation of "gut" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ɡʌt/ us

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.

informal a person’s stomach when it is extremely large

He’s got a huge beer gut (= large stomach caused by drinking beer).


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

sentimiento instintivo, reacción instintiva
I have a gut feeling that the relationship won’t last.
sb’s gut informal

a way of deciding what should be done or what is right, that is based on how someone feels rather than thinking about reasons

el instinto
My head said that I should go but my gut said I should stay.
I went with my gut and chose Sarah to lead the team.
guts informal

courage in dealing with danger or uncertainty

It takes a lot of guts to admit to so many people that you’ve made a mistake.
verb uk /ɡʌt/ us -tt-

to destroy the inside of a building completely, usually by fire

destruir el interior de
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


to remove the inner organs of an animal, especially in preparation for eating it

limpiar, vaciar
She gutted the fish and cut off their heads.

(Translation of “gut” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ɡat/

(anatomy) the tube in the lower part of the body through which food passes.

intestino, tripa

a strong thread made from the gut of an animal, used for violin strings etc.

cuerda de tripa
guts noun plural

the gut, liver, kidneys etc.

vísceras, entrañas
gutted adjective

(British, informal) very disappointed

She was gutted when she failed her driving test.

(of a building) badly damaged or totally destroyed

the gutted shell of the building that had caught fire.

(Translation of “gut” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)