gutter

Primary Meanings of gutter

1.
nv
a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
wear or cut gutters into
2.
v
burn unsteadily, feebly, or low; flicker
Full Definitions of gutter
1

n a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater

Synonyms:
trough
Types:
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chute, slide, slideway, sloping trough
sloping channel through which things can descend
cullis
a gutter in a roof
coal chute
a chute for coal
runway
a chute down which logs can slide
water chute
chute with flowing water down which toboggans and inner tubes and people slide into a pool
Type of:
channel
a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through

n a worker who guts things (fish or buildings or cars etc.)

Type of:
worker
a person who works at a specific occupation

n a tool for gutting fish

Type of:
hand tool
a tool used with workers' hands

n misfortune resulting in lost effort or money

“his career was in the gutter
Synonyms:
sewer, toilet
Type of:
bad luck, ill luck, misfortune, tough luck
an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes

v wear or cut gutters into

“The heavy rain guttered the soil”
Type of:
dig into, poke into, probe
examine physically with or as if with a probe

v provide with gutters

gutter the buildings”
Type of:
cater, ply, provide, supply
give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

v flow in small streams

“Tears guttered down her face”
Type of:
course, feed, flow, run
move along, of liquids
2

v burn unsteadily, feebly, or low; flicker

“The cooling lava continued to gutter toward lower ground”
Type of:
burn, glow
shine intensely, as if with heat

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