Gutter vs Futter - What's the difference?

gutter | futter |

As verbs the difference between gutter and futter

is that gutter is to flow or stream; to form gutters while futter is .

As a noun gutter

is a prepared channel in a surface, especially at the side of a road adjacent to a curb, intended for the drainage of water or gutter can be one who or that which guts.

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(Street gutter)

Etymology 1

(etyl) gotere, from (etyl) goutiere (French


(en noun)
  • A prepared channel in a surface, especially at the side of a road adjacent to a curb, intended for the drainage of water.
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  • A ditch along the side of a road.
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  • A duct or channel beneath the eaves of a building to carry rain water; eavestrough.
  • The gutters must be cleared of leaves a few times a year.
  • A groove down the sides of a bowling lane.
  • A large groove (commonly behind animals) in a barn used for the collection and removal of animal excrement.
  • Any narrow channel or groove, such as one formed by erosion in the vent of a gun from repeated firing.
  • A space between printed columns of text.
  • (philately) An unprinted space between rows of stamps.
  • (British) A drainage channel.
  • The notional locus of things, acts, or events which are distasteful, ill bred or morally questionable.
  • (figuratively) A low, vulgar state.
  • Get your mind out of the gutter .
    What kind of gutter language is that? I ought to wash your mouth out with soap.
    Derived terms
    * gutter ball, gutterball * gutter member * guttermouth * gutter plane * guttersnipe * gutter stick
    See also
    (pedia) * gout


    (en verb)
  • To flow or stream; to form gutters.
  • (of a candle) To melt away by having the molten wax run down along the side of the candle.
  • (of a small flame) To flicker as if about to be extinguished.
  • To send (a bowling ball) into the gutter, not hitting any pins.
  • To supply with a gutter or gutters.
  • (Dryden)
  • To cut or form into small longitudinal hollows; to channel.
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    Etymology 2


    (en noun)
  • One who or that which guts.
  • * 1921 , Bernie Babcock, The Coming of the King (page 151)
  • A Galilean Rabbi? When did this Province of diggers in dirt and gutters of fish send forth Rabbis? Thou makest a jest.
  • * 2013 , Don Keith, ?Shelley Stewart, Mattie C.'s Boy: The Shelley Stewart Story (page 34)
  • An old, rusty coat hanger made a rudimentary fish-gutter .




    (en verb)
  • To fuck.
  • * 1976 , Robert Nye, Falstaff
  • Sir John Fastolf called out cheerfully over Miranda’s shoulder to his departing guests, remarking on the sweetness of the night air now that the storm of yesterday night had cleared it, and the day’s rain momentarily had ceased. And all the while he futtered Miranda’s anal canal from behind, and frigged her clitoris.
  • * 1969 , Avram Davidson, The Phoenix and the Mirror
  • When Doge is not feeding or futtering , depend on it, he is hunting.


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