- The definition of gore is violence and bloodshed.
A movie that has a lot of violence and bloodshed is an example of a movie that has a lot of gore.
- To gore is defined as the action of an animal stabbing someone or another animal with a horn.
When a bull stabs a person with his horn, this is an example of a situation where the bull gores a person.
gore definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English gore, filth ; from Old English gor, dung, filth, akin to Old Norse gor, Welsh gor, Middle Dutch gore ; from Indo-European base an unverified form gwher-, hot from source warm, Classical Latin fornax, furnace
- a small, triangular piece of land as where two roads diverge
- a tapering piece of cloth made or inserted in a skirt, sail, etc. to give it fullness
Origin: Middle English gore ; from Old English gara, corner ; from base of gar, a spear, akin to Middle Dutch gheere, German gehre, gusset ; from Indo-European base an unverified form ghaiso-, a stake, javelin from source German geissel, a whip
gore definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb gored gored, gor·ing, gores
Origin: Middle English goren, probably from gore, spear, from Old English gār.
- A triangular or tapering piece of cloth forming a part of something, as in a skirt or sail.
- A small triangular piece of land.
- To provide with a gore.
- To cut into a gore.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English gāra, triangular piece of land.
Origin: Middle English, filth, from Old English gor.
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