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Definition of Gutter


  1. A channel at the eaves of a roof for conveying away the rain; an eaves channel; an eaves trough.
  2. A small channel at the roadside or elsewhere, to lead off surface water.
  3. Any narrow channel or groove; as, a gutter formed by erosion in the vent of a gun from repeated firing.
  4. To cut or form into small longitudinal hollows; to channel.
  5. To supply with a gutter or gutters.
  6. To become channeled, as a candle when the flame flares in the wind.

Gutter Quotations

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Oscar Wilde

I hesitate to get into the gutter with this guy.
Chet Huntley

When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.
Logan Pearsall Smith

I was a little self-centered gutter punk in the early 1980s and all I wanted to do was diss everybody.
Anthony Kiedis

I came from nothing really to something; I came from the gutter to making the gutters.
Waka Flocka Flame
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Gutter Translations

gutter in German is Rinne, Gosse
gutter in Italian is solco, tombino, grondala
gutter in Norwegian is rennestein, takrenne
gutter in Spanish is chorrera
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