Definition of disgorger in English:

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Pronunciation: /disˈɡôrjər/


A device for extracting a hook from a fish’s throat.
Example sentences
  • Shake the fish free over the side of the boat by using a disgorger if you can, every moment a fish spends out of the water every time it is handled will lessen its chances of survival when returned to the sea.
  • If the hook is easily accessible then the use of a disgorger or long nose pliers will enable the hook to be removed often without taking the fish from the water.
  • There's nothing worse than starting fishing and being short of small essentials like shot or disgorgers.

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Syllabification: dis·gorg·er

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