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verb [transitive] American English pronunciation: gouge /ɡaʊdʒ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theygouge
he/she/itgouges
present participlegouging
past tensegouged
past participlegouged

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  1. 2
    to make someone pay more money than they should

    They managed to gouge a small fortune out of my father.

    Merchants were warned against price gouging.

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