Gore Definition

gôr
gored, gores, goring
verb
gored, gores, goring
To pierce with or as with a horn or tusk.
Webster's New World
To make or insert a gore or gores in.
Webster's New World
To cut into a gore.
American Heritage
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.
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To cut in a triangular form.

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noun
gores
Blood shed from a wound, esp. when clotted.
Webster's New World
A small, triangular piece of land as where two roads diverge.
Webster's New World
A tapering piece of cloth made or inserted in a skirt, sail, etc. to give it fullness.
Webster's New World
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.
YourDictionary

An elastic gusset for providing a snug fit in a shoe.

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Synonyms:
Al Gorealbert gore jrpanelbloodshedslaughterbloodmassacre
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proper name
1948- ; vice president of the U.S. (1993-2001)
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Gore

Noun

Singular:
gore
Plural:
gores

Origin of Gore

  • Middle English goren probably from gore spear from Old English gār

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Probably from gore (“a projecting point”), or ultimately from Old English gār (“spear”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Old English gāra triangular piece of land

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English filth from Old English gor

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English gāra.

    From Wiktionary

  • Old English gor.

    From Wiktionary

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