Noun: gutter gú-tu(r)
Verb: gutter gú-tu(r)
- A channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
- trough, eavestrough [Cdn]
- Misfortune resulting in lost effort or money
"his career was in the gutter";
- sewer, toilet
- A worker who guts things (fish, buildings or cars etc.)
- A tool for gutting fish
- A space between printed columns of text; an inner margin
- A ditch along the side of a road for draining water;
- Burn unsteadily, feebly, or low; flicker
"The cooling lava continued to gutter toward lower ground"
- Flow in small streams
"Tears guttered down her face"
- Wear or cut gutters into
"The heavy rain guttered the soil"
- Provide with gutters
"gutter the buildings"
Derived forms: gutters, guttering, guttered
Type of: bad luck, burn, cater, channel, course, dig into, feed, flow, glow, hand tool, ill luck, misfortune, ply, poke into, probe, provide, run, supply, tough luck, worker
Part of: gable roof, saddle roof, saddleback, saddleback roof