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gutter
American English: /ˈɡədər/
British English: /ˈɡʌtə/

Translation of gutter in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (on roof) 1.2 (in street)
    Example sentences
    • It was stuck between two narrow residential streets and rode uncomfortably up to the gutters on each side, so that there was no sidewalk adjacent to the lot.
    • The sun shone brightly and the gutters on the side of the street shone and sparkled with the run-off from the melting snow.
    • When morning comes and the street sweepers clean the gutters, they are sometimes followed by vacuum trucks, lest the runoff contaminate the storm drains.
    1.3 (lowest section of society) the gutter
    los bajos fondos
    el arroyo
    la cloaca
    he rose from the gutter
    tuvo orígenes muy humildes
    the language of the gutter
    el lenguaje barriobajero or de los bajos fondos
    gutter journalism
    periodismo (masculine) sensacionalista or amarillo or amarillista
    (before noun) the gutter press
    la prensa sensacionalista or amarilla or amarillista
    Example sentences
    • Now look where rationalism in the context of liberal humanism has taken us - into the gutter of situation ethics.
    • The political party's descent into the gutter continues apace, with plans to further tighten already draconian anti asylum seeker legislation.
    • Why am I independent and able to give my daughter a first-rate education, when other women that had just as good opportunities are in the gutter?

intransitive verb

  • (candle)
    arder con luz parpadeante
    Example sentences
    • The candle flickered, and after a moment, the little flame guttered out.
    • She turned around and sprinted down the corridor, her candle guttered out, and she was plunged into complete darkness.
    • After we said it a few times I felt the temperature of the room begin to decrease and the candles guttered out for a moment before coming back full force.

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