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  Definition of Gouge
  1. the act of gouging
  2. and edge tool with a blade like a trough for cutting channels or grooves
  3. an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
  4. force with the thumb; "gouge out his eyes"
  5. make a groove in
  6. obtain by coercion or intimidation; "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"
Similar Words: dent, nick, force out, rout, extort, squeeze, rack, wring

 

See Also: gouge out

 

Hyponyms: dig, bleed

 

Derivational Morphology: force out, rout, indent, dent, gouger, nick, swindler, chiseller, chiseler, scammer, grifter, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, power play, squeeze play, squeeze, extortion

 

 
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