1. [ noun ] a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
Synonyms: trough
Related terms: conduit chute cullis gable_roof
2. [ verb ] flow in small streams

"Tears guttered down her face"

Related terms: run
3. [ noun ] misfortune resulting in lost effort or money
Synonyms: toilet sewer

"his career was in the gutter" "all that work went down the sewer" "pensions are in the toilet"

Related terms: misfortune
4. [ verb ] burn unsteadily, feebly, or low; flicker

"The cooling lava continued to gutter toward lower ground."

Related terms: burn
5. [ noun ] a tool for gutting fish
Related terms: hand_tool gut
6. [ noun ] (work) a worker who guts things (fish or buildings or cars etc.)
Related terms: worker gut
7. [ verb ] wear or cut gutters into

: "The heavy rain guttered the soil"

Related terms: probe
8. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 25551
9. [ verb ] provide with gutters, of buildings
Related terms: provide
Similar spelling:   guitar