Synonyms for gouge

Synonyms for (noun) gouge

Synonyms: gouge

Definition: the act of gouging

Similar words: creating by removal

Definition: the act of creating by removing something


Synonyms: gouge

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

Similar words: edge tool

Definition: any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)


Synonyms: dent, ding, gouge, nick

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

Similar words: mar, defect, blemish

Definition: a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)

Usage: a facial blemish

Synonyms for (verb) gouge

Synonyms: force out, gouge

Definition: force with the thumb

Usage: gouge out his eyes

Similar words: mutilate, mar

Definition: destroy or injure severely

Usage: mutilated bodies


Synonyms: gouge, rout

Definition: make a groove in

Similar words: core out, hollow, hollow out

Definition: remove the interior of

Usage: hollow out a tree trunk


Synonyms: rack, extort, wring, gouge, squeeze

Definition: obtain by coercion or intimidation

Usage: 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: gazump, fleece, soak, overcharge, hook, rob, pluck, plume, surcharge

Definition: rip off; ask an unreasonable price