Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who gouges or stabs.
  • noun An insect that gouges: applied to numberless insects, designated by some specifying term: as, the plum-gouger.
  • noun The bow oar of a flatboat.
  • noun A cheat.
  • noun A snow-plow formerly used on railroads in the western United States.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) See plum gouger.

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  • noun Someone who gouges.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
  • noun an attacker who gouges out the antagonist's eye

Etymologies

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to gouge + -er

Examples

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  • pulls the Hogfather's sleigh in the Discworld series, together with Snouter, Rooter, and Tusker.

    August 1, 2008