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