Meaning of gutser in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɡʌtsə/


(also gutzer)
informal Australian, New Zealand
  • A heavy fall or collision.


    come a gutser
    Australian, New Zealand informal
    • Suffer a failure or defeat.

      • ‘After all, he is not much different to an adventurer who comes a gutser in the ocean somewhere and expects others to risk their lives saving him.’
      • ‘The people who think that they can keep slugging the motorist - the average person who just goes down the road - for more dollars or cents per litre of petrol and then add road tolls will find that they will come a gutser.’


Early 20th century from the noun gut.