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Dictionary definition for: Gutter

1. (n) a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater

2. (v) burn unsteadily, feebly, or low; flicker; "The cooling lava continued to gutter toward lower ground"

3. (n) misfortune resulting in lost effort or money; "his career was in the gutter" "all that work went down the sewer" "pensions are in the toilet"

4. (v) flow in small streams; "Tears guttered down her face"

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

6. (v) wear or cut gutters into; "The heavy rain guttered the soil"

7. (n) a tool for gutting fish

8. (v) provide with gutters; "gutter the buildings"

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