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An exciting and suspenseful occasion; cliffhanger: It wasn’t a cakewalk, but it wasn’t exactly a gut-thumper either (1980s+)


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    [guht-uh-fawrm] /ˈgʌt əˌfɔrm/ adjective 1. shaped like a drop.

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    [guht] /gʌt/ noun 1. the alimentary canal, especially between the pylorus and the anus, or some portion of it. Compare , , . 2. guts. 3. the belly; stomach; abdomen. 4. the substance forming the case of the intestine; intestinal tissue or fiber: sheep’s gut. 5. a preparation of the intestines of an animal, used […]

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    [guht-l] /ˈgʌt l/ verb (used with or without object), guttled, guttling. 1. to eat greedily or voraciously; gormandize.

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    [guht-er-uh l] /ˈgʌt ər əl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the throat. 2. harsh; throaty. 3. Phonetics. pertaining to or characterized by a sound articulated in the back of the mouth, as the non-English velar fricative sound [kh] /x/ (Show IPA). noun 4. a guttural sound. /ˈɡʌtərəl/ adjective 1. (anatomy) of or relating to […]

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