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Definition of gut verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    gut

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ɡʌt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡʌt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gut
    BrE BrE//ɡʌt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡʌt//
     
    he / she / it guts
    BrE BrE//ɡʌts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡʌts//
     
    past simple gutted
    BrE BrE//ˈɡʌtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡʌtɪd//
     
    past participle gutted
    BrE BrE//ˈɡʌtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡʌtɪd//
     
    -ing form gutting
    BrE BrE//ˈɡʌtɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡʌtɪŋ//
     
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  1. 1[usually passive] gut something to destroy the inside or contents of a building or room a factory gutted by fire The house was completely gutted. The hotel was completely gutted by fire last year. See related entries: Construction
  2. 2gut something to remove the organs from inside a fish or an animal to prepare it for cooking The fish was already cleaned and gutted.
  3. Word Origin Old English guttas (plural), probably related to gēotan ‘pour’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gut