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Of all the gutless wonders I've ever heard of that pilgrim takes the prize.

Rostoff snatched up the fallen gun, snarling, "I'm calling your bluff, you gutless rummy."

Or are all you Mentorians so gutless that you believe any half-baked folk tale the Lhari pass off on you?

WORD ORIGIN

"cowardly," 1900, from gut (n.) in the figurative "spirit" sense (see guts) + -less. Literal sense is from c.1600. Related: Gutlessly.

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