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Definition of 'gutter'

Noun

  1. a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
       Synonyms: trough
  2. 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"
       Synonyms: sewer toilet
  3. a worker who guts things (fish or buildings or cars etc.)
  4. a tool for gutting fish

Verb

  1. burn unsteadily, feebly, or low; flicker; "The cooling lava continued to gutter toward lower ground"
  2. flow in small streams; "Tears guttered down her face"
  3. wear or cut gutters into; "The heavy rain guttered the soil"
  4. provide with gutters; "gutter the buildings"


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