Definition of disembowel
- a program disemboweled by spending cuts
The fierce cat uses its claws to disembowel its prey.
ancient Roman prophets would disembowel animals in order to read the future from their entrails
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: to take the stomach, intestines, etc., out of (an animal or person) : to remove the bowels of (an animal or person)
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to pay off by making regular payments
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