Meaning of gore


Pronunciation: (gôr, gōr), [key]
— n.
  1. blood that is shed, esp. when clotted.
  2. murder, bloodshed, violence, etc.: That horror movie had too much gore.


Pronunciation: (gôr, gōr), [key]
— gored, gor•ing.
  1. to pierce with or as if with a horn or tusk.


Pronunciation: (gôr, gōr), [key]
— n., v., gored, gor•ing.
  1. a triangular piece of material inserted in a garment, sail, etc., to give it greater width or a desired shape. Cf.(def. 1),(def. 1).
  2. one of the panels, usually tapering or shaped, making up a garment, as a skirt.
  3. a triangular tract of land, esp. one lying between larger divisions.
  1. to make or furnish with a gore or gores.


Pronunciation: (gôr, gōr), [key]
  1. (Al), born 1948, vice president of the U.S. since 1993.


Pronunciation: (gôr'ā, gōr'ā), [key]
— n.
  1. a city in W Ethiopia. 8381.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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