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noun     gutter pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] an open piece of pipe that is attached to the edge of a roof to carry rain water away
  2. 2
    [countable] the edge of the road, where water flows away
  3. 3

    the gutter

    the lowest level of moral standards

    He was accused of dragging politics into the gutter.



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