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Definition of "gutless" []

  • Slang Lacking courage or drive. (adjective)
  • Slang Lacking substance; weak or insignificant. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gutless" in a sentence
  • "In my opinion it's a very scrupulous review, and why Shafer would choose to characterize it as "fawning" and "gutless" is a mystery to me."
  • "Clueless and gutless is the tagline for this woefully inept administration and you betcha, I miss the dolt Bush."
  • "And how totally gutless is that he chooses as his podium the Rush Limpdick show, rather than risk the ire of a mainstream — (or sane) – audience?"