gouger gouger  /ˈɡaʊ dʒər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an attacker who gouges out the antagonist's eye
  2. (n) a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud

Usage(s):

  1. A drunken tinker stands in a Connemara market place after a fair, offering to tear the living heart out of any Connemara gouger who will fight him.
  2. Far from being an innovator and good corporate citizen, Microsoft, as cast by Wu, acted as a price-gouger.

News

  1. Firsthand account from shooting: Bullets, blood, shock

    This first-person account of Monday night's shooting is from Pocono Record reporter Chris Reber as told to his editors, Marta Gouger and Chris Mele. It was written by Mele.
    on August 6, 2013     Source: Pocono Record

  2. Reporter's account: 'All I saw was holes go through the wall'

    This first-person account of Monday night's shooting is from Pocono Record reporter Chris Reber as told to his editors, Marta Gouger and Chris Mele. It was written by Mele.
    on August 6, 2013     Source: Pocono Record

Quotes

  • "Dozens of complaints by consumers -- likely to reach more than 200 by the end of the day -- concern a range of abuses that we will investigate and prosecute as facts warrant," Blumenthal said. "We will prosecute any price-gouger -- as we did...
    on Sep 16, 2008 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: Legal News Line

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