how to pronounce gore


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gore is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of gore in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of gore


  1. A triangular or rhomboid piece of fabric, especially one forming part of a three-dimensional surface such as a sail, skirt, hot-air balloon, etc.^Wp.
  2. Murder, bloodshed, violence.
  3. A small piece of land left unincorporated due to competing surveys or a surveying error.
  4. The curved surface that lies between two close lines of longitude on a globe.
  5. A triangular piece of land where roads meet.
  6. Dirt; mud; filth.
  7. One of the abatements, made of two curved lines, meeting in an acute angle in the fesse point.
  8. A projecting point.
  9. An elastic gusset for providing a snug fit in a shoe.
  10. Blood, especially that from a wound when thickened due to exposure to the air.


  1. To provide with a gore.
  2. To cut in a triangular form.
  3. To pierce with anything pointed, such as a spear.
  4. To pierce with the horn.


  1. A surname​.
  2. Gore Water, a minor tributary in Scotland which flows through Gorebridge to the River South Esk.
  3. A town in eastern Southland, New Zealand, situated on the Mataura River.

gore frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word gore occurs in english on average 6.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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