Synonyms of gut in English:

gut


See definition of gut

noun

1also guts‘he had an ache in his gut’

SYNONYMS

stomach, belly, abdomen

intestines, bowels, colon

informal tummy, tum, insides, innards, breadbasket

Australian informal bingy

solar plexus

2guts‘they threw away the fish heads and guts’

SYNONYMS

intestines, entrails

vital organs, bodily organs, vital parts, viscera

offal

informal insides, innards

British archaic numbles

3guts‘Nicola had the guts to say exactly what she felt’

SYNONYMS

courage, courageousness, bravery, valour, backbone, nerve, fortitude, pluck, pluckiness, mettle, mettlesomeness, spirit, boldness, audacity, daring, fearlessness, hardiness, toughness, forcefulness, determination, resolve, resolution

grit, gumption, spunk, gutsiness, gameness

British bottle, ballsiness

North American moxie, cojones, sand

vulgar slang balls

ANTONYMS

cowardice


adjective

1‘she had a gut feeling that something was not right’

SYNONYMS

instinctive, instinctual, intuitive, impulsive, natural, basic, emotional, heartfelt, deep-seated

knee-jerk, automatic, involuntary, spontaneous, unthinking


verb

1‘the pilchards had to be gutted and salted’

SYNONYMS

disembowel, eviscerate, draw, dress, clean, remove the innards from, remove the guts from

rare embowel, disbowel, exenterate, gralloch, paunch

2‘the entire church was gutted by fire’

SYNONYMS

devastate, destroy, demolish, wipe out, lay waste to, ravage, consume, ruin, leave in ruins, wreck, raze, level, flatten

literary despoil