Just imagine accelerating your American English proficiency with our game-changing online platform. Empower yourself with expert guidance and overcome pronunciation, intonation, and vocabulary hurdles with ease. Say goodbye to language barriers and hello to confident communication today!

Pronounced by Salli


The word 'guts' has one syllable.

Do you think your friends or family would like to know how to pronounce the word 'guts' in American English? Share it!

Sound by Sound American English Phonetic Pronunciation of the word 'Guts'

Practicing the sound by sound pronunciation table of the word 'Guts' will help you improve your spoken American English.

#2: /g/
TongueThe back part of the tongue reaches up and touches the soft palate, cutting off the air. The tongue pulls away and the air flows.
LipsThe lips position depends on the sound that comes next.
AirFirst, the air stops. Then it flows.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#3: /ʌ/
TongueThe tongue relaxes. The back of the tongue presses down a little bit. The tip of the tongue is forward.
LipsThe lips relax.
JawThe jaw drops.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#4: /t/
TongueThe tongue will come up. The front part will touch the roof of the mouth behind the top teeth. Then it will pull down to release the air.
TeethThe teeth are together. Then they separate.
AirAir passes through the mouth. First, the air stops. Then, it flows.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords do not vibrate.
#5: /s/
TongueThe tongue is behind the teeth.
TeethThe teeth remain clenched.
AirThe air flows through the tip of the tongue towards the edge of the teeth.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords do not vibrate.

Examples of sentences with the word 'guts'

He jumped off the cliff, flew through the air, and landed with gutsy grace!

Try this Exciting 'guts' Tongue Twister Challenge

Gilly the goat had great guts, Galloping gleefully, causing no buts. Grinning and gobbling, he gobbled and gulped, Gulping and gobbling, his guts never slumped. Giggling and gazing at the green grass, Gutsy Gilly gulped it down, oh, quite fast! Gulping and grazing, his guts so grand, Guzzle away, Gilly! You go, gutsy goat, go! Grazing on gumballs, Gilly did giggle, His gutsy endeavor made the others snicker. Gutsily guzzling gumdrops, no guilt or regrets, Gaily he giggled with gummy candies, the best! Gutsy Gilly, with guts so strong, Gulped and giggled all day long. Gifting us giggles, Gilly did show, That guts and giggles make life joyfully flow!

Learn American English With Today's Idiom

Straight from the horse's mouth

Learn American English With Today's Quote

Romantic love allows you to focus mating energy. Attachment sustains that relationship as long as necessary to raise your baby.

Helen Fisher

roʊˈmæntɪk lʌv əˈlaʊz ju tu ˈfoʊkəs ˈmeɪtɪŋ ˈɛnərʤi əˈtæʧmənt səˈsteɪnz ðæt riˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp æz lɔŋ æz ˈnɛsəˌsɛri tu reɪz jʊər ˈbeɪbi

What is your number one question about American English pronunciation?

This page is also available in other languages:

10 American English Words Similar to 'guts'


Continue Learning American English with our Collection of Phonetic Crosswords Books