gutless


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gut·less

 (gŭt′lĭs)
adj. Slang
1. Lacking courage or drive.
2. Lacking substance; weak or insignificant.

gut′less·ness n.

gutless

(ˈɡʌtlɪs)
adj
informal lacking courage or determination
ˈgutlessness n

gut•less

(ˈgʌt lɪs)

adj.
lacking courage, substance, or vigor; weak or cowardly.
[1910–15]
gut′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gutless - lacking courage or vitality; "he was a yellow gutless worm"; "a spineless craven fellow"
gutsy, plucky - marked by courage and determination in the face of difficulties or danger; robust and uninhibited; "you have to admire her; it was a gutsy thing to do"; "the gutsy...intensity of her musical involvement"-Judith Crist; "a gutsy red wine"
2.gutless - weak in willpower, courage or vitality
weak - wanting in physical strength; "a weak pillar"

gutless

adjective faint-hearted, weak, cowardly, chicken (slang), craven, feeble, timid, abject, submissive, spineless, boneless, irresolute, chickenshit (U.S. slang), lily-livered By attacking his wife, he has proved himself to be a gutless coward.
brave, bold, courageous, resolute

gutless

adjective
Translations

gutless

[ˈgʌtlɪs] ADJcobarde, sin agallas

gutless

[ˈgʌtləs] adj (= cowardly) → qui a les foies blancsgut reaction nréaction f instinctive

gutless

adj (fig inf)feige

gutless

[ˈgʌtlɪs] adj (fam) → vigliacco/a, che non ha fegato
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