gut gut  /ˈɡət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
  2. (n) a narrow channel or strait
  3. (n) a strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery
  4. (v) empty completely; destroy the inside of
  5. (v) remove the guts of

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Usage(s):

  1. There are intellectual arguments, but on a gut level, what is most persuasive for me personally is comparing the best times of my life with the worst times.
  2. An old man grabbed my hand and guided it over the contours of shrapnel buried in his gut.
  3. From guyliner to gut-compressing undershirts, a look at our favorite crossover productsBy Rebecca Kaplan and Eric Dodds.

News

  1. TNA Announces Winner Of Online Gut Check Challenge, Joseph Park Reacts To Big Win (Video)

    - The official website of TNA Wrestling has announced "Bad Bones" John Klinger as the winner of the Gut Check Challenge, an online tournament.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Lords of Pain

  2. CNN's GUT CHECK for June 14, 2013

    CNN's GUT CHECK | for June 14, 2013 | 5 p.m. - n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle HOW TO SILENCE an audience of conservatives part 1: Jeb Bush, arguing for immigration reform, says immigrants 'are more fertile'… "Immigrants create far more businesses than native-born Americans […]
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CNN Political Ticker

  3. CNN's GUT CHECK for June 13, 2013

    CNN's GUT CHECK | for June 13, 2013 | 5 p.m. - n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle BREAKING… RED LINE IN SYRIA: CNN’s Barbara Starr reports that Congress has been notified that the U.S. will acknowledge Syria has used chemical weapons, multiple times, on a […]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNN Political Ticker

Quotes

  1. "Quite frankly, it's a little gut-wrenching as an organization to go through it, and certainly for Mike and myself," Thompson said. "This stuff hurts a lot of people. I mean, it hurts. I'm not talking about physically hurting, but the...
    on Jul 12, 2008 By: Ted Thompson Source: Forbes

  2. "It was a little gut-wrenching for me to hear that, but it's (the Hall of Fame's) decision, and I respect that, and from there I move on," Dawson said Wednesday on ESPN 1000, a Chicago sports radio station.
    on Jan 27, 2010 By: Andre Dawson Source: Montreal Gazette

  3. "I just think it's time," Thorn said Tuesday at a news conference to introduce the Nets' two draft picks, Derrick Favors and Damion James. "You have gut reactions to different things over the course of time. I trust my instincts, and I think...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Rod Thorn Source: New York Times

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