disembowel

(redirected from disemboweling)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal.

dis·em·bow·el

 (dĭs′ĕm-bou′əl)
tr.v. dis·em·bow·eled, dis·em·bow·el·ing, dis·em·bow·els or dis·em·bow·elled or dis·em·bow·el·ling
1. To remove the entrails from.
2. To deprive of meaning or substance.

dis′em·bow′el·ment n.

disembowel

(ˌdɪsɪmˈbaʊəl)
vb, -els, -elling or -elled, -els, -eling or -eled
(tr) to remove the entrails of
ˌdisemˈbowelment n

dis•em•bow•el

(ˌdɪs ɛmˈbaʊ əl)

v.t. -eled, -el•ing (esp. Brit.) -elled, -el•ling.
to eviscerate (def. 1).
[1595–1605]
dis`em•bow′el•ment, n.

disembowel


Past participle: disembowelled
Gerund: disembowelling

Imperative
disembowel
disembowel
Present
I disembowel
you disembowel
he/she/it disembowels
we disembowel
you disembowel
they disembowel
Preterite
I disembowelled
you disembowelled
he/she/it disembowelled
we disembowelled
you disembowelled
they disembowelled
Present Continuous
I am disembowelling
you are disembowelling
he/she/it is disembowelling
we are disembowelling
you are disembowelling
they are disembowelling
Present Perfect
I have disembowelled
you have disembowelled
he/she/it has disembowelled
we have disembowelled
you have disembowelled
they have disembowelled
Past Continuous
I was disembowelling
you were disembowelling
he/she/it was disembowelling
we were disembowelling
you were disembowelling
they were disembowelling
Past Perfect
I had disembowelled
you had disembowelled
he/she/it had disembowelled
we had disembowelled
you had disembowelled
they had disembowelled
Future
I will disembowel
you will disembowel
he/she/it will disembowel
we will disembowel
you will disembowel
they will disembowel
Future Perfect
I will have disembowelled
you will have disembowelled
he/she/it will have disembowelled
we will have disembowelled
you will have disembowelled
they will have disembowelled
Future Continuous
I will be disembowelling
you will be disembowelling
he/she/it will be disembowelling
we will be disembowelling
you will be disembowelling
they will be disembowelling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disembowelling
you have been disembowelling
he/she/it has been disembowelling
we have been disembowelling
you have been disembowelling
they have been disembowelling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disembowelling
you will have been disembowelling
he/she/it will have been disembowelling
we will have been disembowelling
you will have been disembowelling
they will have been disembowelling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disembowelling
you had been disembowelling
he/she/it had been disembowelling
we had been disembowelling
you had been disembowelling
they had been disembowelling
Conditional
I would disembowel
you would disembowel
he/she/it would disembowel
we would disembowel
you would disembowel
they would disembowel
Past Conditional
I would have disembowelled
you would have disembowelled
he/she/it would have disembowelled
we would have disembowelled
you would have disembowelled
they would have disembowelled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disembowel - remove the entrails of; "draw a chicken"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

disembowel

verb gut, eviscerate, remove the innards from, draw a psychopath who hangs and disembowels his prey
Translations
erittääpoistaasisälmyksetsuolistaa
aflima

disembowel

[ˌdɪsɪmˈbaʊəl] VTdesentrañar, destripar

disembowel

[ˌdɪsɪmˈbaʊəl] vt [+ animal] → éviscérer, étriper; [+ person] → éventrer

disembowel

vtdie Eingeweide herausnehmen (+dat); (= murder)den Bauch aufschlitzen (+dat)

disembowel

[dɪsɪmˈbaʊəl] vtsbudellare, sventrare
References in classic literature ?
Together they launched themselves upon me, and though I ran one of them through the heart on the instant, the other fastened its gleaming fangs about my sword arm above the elbow, and then with her sharp talons commenced to rake me about the body, evidently intent upon disemboweling me.
At the first clash Sheeta was crushed and, though he deliberately fell upon his back and drew up his powerful hind legs beneath Numa with the intention of disemboweling him, the lion forestalled him and at the same time closed his awful jaws upon Sheeta's throat.
it is a volcano in action!" cried Nicholl; "a disemboweling of the interior fires of the moon!
93-1268 of november 28, 1993, relating to the monitoring and reception of the post-flood works of october 15, 2018 on the watercourses of the aude center watershed, relating to work of disemboweling, restoration of flows and localized consolidation of banks.
VIVIAN SILVERSTEIN Dogs have innate tendencies to carry out certain behaviours, some go completely unnoticed such as subtle Border Collie eye stalking, yet others like the terrier's 'disemboweling', below, don't.
A Chicago man was charged with stabbing his brother-in-law and partially disemboweling him on a Chicago Transit Authority bus, prosecutors said Saturday.