Noun(1) a groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels(2) a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape(3) applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity
Verb(1) be in a state of sexual excitement; of male mammals(2) hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove
(1) He had been standing at the back of the float surrounded by presents when the front wheel dropped into a deep rut and he was thrown to the ground.(2) Stuck in a rut and earning a pittance in a hilariously misconceived Dublin production of Shakespeare's Richard III, the pair are rooted in the grim realities of a business based on illusions, and are at an all time low.(3) Lust-crazed stags in rut are spotted by intrepid early - birds on the Skye Deck, as seals and otters play in the foamy waters off the Summer Isles.(4) I knew I had it in me to try harder but we were both stuck in a rut and using drugs.(5) For stags the season was set to coincide with the rut , the time of year when they are most active and impressive and, according to estate owners, represent the finest sporting quarry.(6) Kidney mass thus increases in males from the stressful rut period in early winter to the summer months.(7) At senior level, permanent staff who feel stuck in a rut often enter the contract market looking for a change in their job role and a better quality of life.(8) Some people in the chattering classes have characterised it as dull and in a rut but that is far from the truth.(9) Male reindeer, known as bulls, shed their antlers after the autumn rut and they are no longer dominant.(10) Apart from the distinct rutting behavior, one of the most pronounced features seen in many ungulates is the difference in habitat utilization before the rut season.(11) Guarding males are thought to forage less during the rut than do nonguarding males, possibly leading to greater fitness costs.(12) The topi rut typically lasts 1.5 months and takes place during the long rains between March and May.(13) a moose in rut(14) Men stuck in a rut and branded ├ö├ç├┐losers├ö├ç├û in life's achievement stakes are getting the chance to come in from the cold by a new Government-funded advice service.(15) Her father had often warned her to stay clear of male animals in rut , for they were dangerous.(16) Older bulls lose their antlers in December, following the rut , while the younger males may keep theirs as late as February.
(1) be in a rut :: wees in 'n groef
1. furrow ::
2. boring routine ::
3. estrus ::
4. groove ::
5. furrow ::
Different Formsrut, rutan, ruts, rutty
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