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gouge

gouge

 
 
pronunciation:
gaUj
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a type of chisel with a blade shaped like a scoop, used to carve wood.
definition 2: a cut or hole made with something sharp.
There is a gouge in the floor from when we moved the bookcase.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: gouged, gouges, gouging
definition: to cut or carve with, or as if with, a gouge.
We gouged a face in the pumpkin to make our jack-o'-lantern.
similar words:
excavate
derivation: gouger (n.)