come a gutser


come a gutser
Australian Slang
make a bad mistake, have an accident; fail through poor judgement; fall over

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  • come a gutser — come a ˈgutser idiom to fail or be defeated Main entry: ↑gutseridiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • come a gutser — 1. to fall while you are walking or running. I was in a rush, tripped and came a gutser on the step. 2. to fail at something. Paul s too confident for his own good. I hope he doesn t come a gutser …   New idioms dictionary

  • come a gutser — vb Australian a. to have an accident b. to commit a blunder, fail The phrase functions similarly to the collo quial come a cropper , the gutser origi nally denoting a heavy fall onto one s stomach …   Contemporary slang

  • Come a gutser — make a bad mistake, have an accident; fail through poor judgement; fall over …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • gutser — /ˈgʌtsə/ (say gutsuh) Colloquial –noun 1. an unexpected and disappointing event such as a fall or a failure: what a gutser it would be to miss the boat 2. someone who eats too much. –verb (i) 3. to fail badly: he bought the business but soon… …   Australian English dictionary

  • gutser — /gut seuhr/, n. Australian Slang. 1. a person who eats too much and greedily. 2. come a gutser, a. to fall over. b. to fail, esp. as a result of pride. [1900 05; GUTS (see GUT) + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Gutser — to fall over and hurt oneself; plan that does not work out; to come a gutser …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • gutser — Australian Slang to fall over and hurt oneself; plan that does not work out; to come a gutser …   English dialects glossary

  • gutser — /gut seuhr/, n. Australian Slang. 1. a person who eats too much and greedily. 2. come a gutser, a. to fall over. b. to fail, esp. as a result of pride. [1900 05; GUTS (see GUT) + ER1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • gutzer — n Australian See come a gutser …   Contemporary slang


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