gutter

[ guht-er ]
/ ˈgʌt ər /

noun

verb (used without object)

verb (used with object)

to make gutters in; channel.
to furnish with a gutter or gutters: to gutter a new house.

Origin of gutter

1250–1300; Middle English gutter, goter < Anglo-French goutiere, equivalent to goutte drop (see gout) + -iere, feminine of -ier -er2

Related forms

gut·ter·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gutter

gutter

/ (ˈɡʌtə) /

noun

verb

Derived Forms

gutter-like, adjective

Word Origin for gutter

C13: from Anglo-French goutiere, from Old French goute a drop, from Latin gutta
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Idioms and Phrases with gutter

gutter


see in the gutter.

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