disemboweling

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

disemboweling

  1. present participle of disembowel

Noun[edit]

disemboweling (plural disembowelings)

  1. The act by which somebody is disemboweled.
    • 2008 June 15, Vanessa Grigoriadis, “Up in Smoke”, in New York Times[1]:
      He recalls that experience in a smooth, speedy story, “The Monster Mash,” but these days he’s not sure he liked it too much —— the disembowelings, the coolers of brains, the stench of decomposing corpses (“the smell of job security,” as one pathologist puts it) terrify him.