Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun gutter

4 senses of gutter

Sense 1
gutter, trough -- (a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater)
       => channel -- (a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through; "the fields were crossed with irrigation channels"; "gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street")

Sense 2
gutter, sewer, toilet -- (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")
       => misfortune, bad luck, tough luck, ill luck -- (an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes)

Sense 3
gutter -- (a worker who guts things (fish or buildings or cars etc.))
       => worker -- (a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker")

Sense 4
gutter -- (a tool for gutting fish)
       => hand tool -- (a tool used with workers' hands)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb gutter

4 senses of gutter

Sense 1
gutter -- (burn unsteadily, feebly, or low; flicker; "The cooling lava continued to gutter toward lower ground")
       => burn, glow -- (shine intensely, as if with heat; "The coals were glowing in the dark"; "The candles were burning")

Sense 2
gutter -- (flow in small streams; "Tears guttered down her face")
       => run, flow, feed, course -- (move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi")

Sense 3
gutter -- (wear or cut gutters into; "The heavy rain guttered the soil")
       => probe, dig into, poke into -- (examine physically with or as if with a probe; "probe an anthill")

Sense 4
gutter -- (provide with gutters; "gutter the buildings")
       => provide, supply, ply, cater -- (give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests")

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