[ UK /dˌɪsɛmbˈa‍ʊə‍l/ ]
VERB
  1. remove the entrails of
    draw a chicken
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How To Use disembowel In A Sentence

  • Disembowelment played a part as a method of execution and ritual suicides once in Japan.
  • The youngster I'd helped loading horses, the first day, gazed down at one of the catmen, half-disemboweled by somebody's skean, and suddenly bolted for the bushes, where I heard him retching. The Door Through Space
  • I will describe pieces of it instead, like the thrilling part where Labaree disembowels the argument for higher U.S. school standards made by Bob Compton, the high-tech entrepreneur who produced the film "Two Million Minutes" and completely skewered me once on cable TV. Why low standards for education are good
  • As anyone who has ever been gazumped, gazundered or gaziddled can attest, being cheated out of the property on which you've set your heart is enough to make anyone think bad thoughts, though I'd like to believe not many of us would go as far as Josie in the disembowelling and penis-lopping stakes. Why aren't more slasher movies set in blocks of flats?
  • Scalia, Stevens said, concluded in his opinion that the Eighth Amendment prohibited specific kinds of punishments, including drawing and quartering and disembowelment, "but contained no requirement that the punishment fit the crime. Justice Alito Will Not Attend Obama's State Of The Union
  • Why does the word "disembowelled" always make me chuckle? Daily Rotten
  • Disembowellments, lower jaws hewn off, spears piercing thighs, bladders, lungs, eye sockets - each and every one of the harsh clinical, medical details of Homeric butchery.
  • The hunter disembowelled the antelope.
  • Yes, yes, the thought of my country being ruled by a reactionary dimwit who symbolically disembowels everything I stand for is also too much to bear, but maybe not as bad as the trauma of having to copy everybody in my address book. James Napoli: If Donald Trump Becomes President, I'm Going to Talk About Moving to Europe But Not Really Do It
  • Hara kiri," however, is the vulgar term for "seppuku," the ritual self-disembowelment practiced during feudal times in Japan. The Most Evil Corporations, Industries and Orgs
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