gutter
noun.
a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
Synonym: trough
noun.
misfortune resulting in lost effort or money
his career was in the gutter|all that work went down the sewer|pensions are in the toilet
Synonym: sewer, toilet
noun.
a worker who guts things (fish or buildings or cars etc.)
noun.
a tool for gutting fish
verb.
burn unsteadily, feebly, or low; flicker
The cooling lava continued to gutter toward lower ground
verb.
flow in small streams
Tears guttered down her face
verb.
wear or cut gutters into
The heavy rain guttered the soil
verb.
provide with gutters
gutter the buildings