intestinal fortitude


noun

courage; resoluteness; endurance; guts: to have intestinal fortitude.

Nearby words

  1. intestinal digestion,
  2. intestinal emphysema,
  3. intestinal fistula,
  4. intestinal flora,
  5. intestinal flu,
  6. intestinal gland,
  7. intestinal lipodystrophy,
  8. intestinal stasis,
  9. intestinal villus,
  10. intestine

Origin of intestinal fortitude

First recorded in 1940–45

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