1. [ verb ] force with the thumb
Synonyms: force_out

"gouge out his eyes"

Related terms: mutilate gouge_out gouger
2. [ verb ] make a groove in
Synonyms: groove rout
Related terms: hollow dent
3. [ verb ] obtain by coercion or intimidation
Synonyms: rack wring squeeze extort

"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"

Related terms: overcharge bleed swindler extortion
4. [ noun ] and edge tool with a blade like a trough for cutting channels or grooves
Related terms: chisel edge_tool rout
5. [ noun ] an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
Synonyms: nick dent
Related terms: blemish dig indent
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 8927
7. [ noun ] the act of gouging
Related terms: creating_by_removal
Similar spelling:   Googe