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
informal grit, gumption, spunk, gutsiness, gameness
British informal bottle, ballsiness
North American informal 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