- a ditch along the side of a road
- a duct or channel beneath the eaves of a building to carry rain water
- grooves down the sides of a bowling lane
- a space between printed columns of text
- a drainage channel
- something distasteful or morally questionable
- to flow or stream; to form gutters
- (context, of a candle) to melt away or fail from becoming channeled on one side
- (context, of a small flame) to flicker as if about to be extinguished
Etymology: Anglo-Norman gotere, from gotiere ( gouttière), ultimately from gutta "drop".
- suitable for the gutter; vulgar, disreputable
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