1. a groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)
2. a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape
- they fell into a conversational rut
Similar word(s): groove
3. applies to nonhuman mammals: a period of heightened sexual arousal and activity
Definition categories: state
Sentences with rut as a noun:
- Dull job, no interests, no dates. He's really in a rut.