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gutser Line breaks: gut¦ser
Pronunciation: /ˈɡʌtsə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also gutzer)

Definition of gutser in English:


Australian /NZ informal
A heavy fall or collision.


come a gutser
Australian /NZ informal Suffer a failure or defeat.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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