gouge out


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Related to gouge out: roughshod, in favour of, reacquainted, veered
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Verb1.gouge out - make gouges into a surface; "The woman's spiked heels gouged out the wooden floor"
cut out - form and create by cutting out; "Picasso cut out a guitar from a piece of paper"
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Translations

w>gouge out

vt sepherausbohren; to gouge somebody’s eyes outjdm die Augen ausstechen
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It's all a rotten game, I know; and my sole kick is that you fellows are squealing now that you're down and labour's taking a gouge out of you.
What kind of cruel fathers are there in this world who gouge out the eyes of their own children.
A MAN suspected of trying to gouge out a police officer's eye has been arrested after he was spotted drinking in a Coventry pub.