- a layer of decomposed rocks or minerals found along the walls of a vein.
- fragments of rock that have accumulated between or along the walls of a fault.
verb (used with object), gouged, goug·ing.
verb (used without object), gouged, goug·ing.
Origin of gouge
Related formsgoug·er, nounun·gouged, adjective
Examples from the Web for gouger
Gouger scented the difficulty under which he labors, in a moment.
Mr. Gouger's face bore its gentlest expression at that moment.
Only one, Mr. Gouger, who was with him at the present moment.
My trees are troubled with flathead borers and leaf-crumplers, and my apples by gouger.The Apple|Various
Mr. Gouger looked oddly at his friend, whose face was perfectly serious.