price gouging

Definition of price gouging

  1. :  charging customers too much money The company has been accused of price gouging.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  value, worth

    :  the quantity of one thing that is exchanged or demanded in barter or sale for another

    :  the amount of money given or set as consideration for the sale of a specified thing

  1. :  to set a price on

    :  to find out the price of

    :  to drive by raising prices excessively

gougeplay gouging
  1. :  a chisel with a concavo-convex cross section

    :  the act of gouging

    :  a groove or cavity scooped out

  1. :  to scoop out with or as if with a gouge (see 1gouge 1)

    :  to force out (an eye) with the thumb

    :  to thrust the thumb into the eye of

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