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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of scooping out; And edge tool with a blade like a trough for cutting channels or grooves; An impression in a surface (as made by a blow) v. - Force with the thumb; Make a groove in; Obtain by coercion or intimidation.

Usage examples (36)
  • The men who delivered the table tried to hide the gouge in it.
  • gouge out his eyes
  • TUCHMAN: The city is imploring business people not to price gouge, which is happening in some cases.
  • In tapping the tree, the gouge is the best implement that can be used, provided it is an object to save the timber. for more
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