Synonyms of gouge


1. dent, ding, gouge, nick, blemish, defect, mar

usage: an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)

2. gouge, edge tool

usage: and edge tool with a blade like a trough for cutting channels or grooves

3. gouge, creating by removal

usage: the act of gouging


1. gouge, force out, mutilate, mar

usage: force with the thumb; "gouge out his eyes"

2. extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring, overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook

usage: 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"

3. rout, gouge, hollow, hollow out, core out

usage: make a groove in

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