Translation of gutter in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈgʌtər; ˈgʌtə(r)/


  • 1.1 (on roof) canaleta (feminine), canalón (masculine) (Spain/España) 1.2 (in street) alcantarilla (feminine)
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    • 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/delante del nombre) the gutter press la prensa sensacionalista or amarilla or amarillista
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    • 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/verbo intransitivo

  • [candle] arder con luz parpadeante

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