Definitions

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  • adj. Charged or sprinkled with drops.
  • adj. Gutsy; brave.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Charged or sprinkled with drops.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See gutté.
  • n. In golf, the gutta-percha ball.

Etymologies

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Latin gutta ("drop (of a liquid)"). Compare French goutte. Compare guttated.

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gut +‎ -y

Examples

  • Instead of going down and staying there, the wide receiver hopped several times to get open and made a diving catch in the middle of the field- a play that many described as gutty and was one of the team's highlights on its way to the AFC championship game.

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  • Friedgen called Robinson's performance "gutty" even though he missed several open receivers, because he repeatedly scrambled to avoid pass rushers.

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  • Not to mention that all this moaning and groaning overshadows an impressive comeback, the kind of gutty rally can build off for Wednesday's critical game against Algeria, which drew with

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  • His team honored his memory with a gutty win on the road against the Houston Texans, in which they intercepted Matt Schaub's potential game winning pass despite apparently having just 10 men on the field.

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  • The Cardinals were just 1 for 11 with runners in scoring position through the first eight innings, wasting another gutty postseason performance from starter Chris Carpenter.

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  • Clinton Portis's tenure in Washington will be remembered for many things: gutty playoff runs, ridiculous costumes, and spellbinding radio interviews, among others.

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  • It would be hard for him to lead a gutty playoff run or don a ridiculous costume on the day he was released, but he was up for one more fantastic radio appearance.

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  • Fortunately, the gritty, plucky, scrappy, gutty scrapgutter is one of the subjects of the ever-awesome Hockey Diaries documentary series, which meant producer Gemma Hooley spent some time chatting with Hendricks about the deal.

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  • The Ducks scored a thrilling touchdown, and followed it with a gutty two-point conversion to tie it 19-19.

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  • Injuries kept star guard Chad Tomko from improving upon his performance over the last two years, but he put on a gutty show of determination by playing through an ankle injury.

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  • Sprinkled with drops?

    October 8, 2015