A slang word for stretching of a body piercing. The correct term is stretching.
"Hey, I'm gauging up my eat today!"
"She's been gaugin' up that for forever"
by MS/Billybobjo October 2, 2006
Girl who works at McDonalds and dates a lot of people at once and breaks all there hearts.
yea i found these two kids that play habbo who are cooler than me , so I want to start gauging there e-life
by Qbk June 15, 2010
n. A standard of measure. Like a cm or inch. Body jewellery uses the same gauge measurements as the American Wire Gauge (AWG). Not used as a term for jewellery.
Also the device used for measuring.

v. To measure or estimate. Basically, it doesn't mean to stretch.
Incorrect:
"I'm going to buy more gauges for my ears!"
"I gauged my ears to 00."

Correct:
"I stretched my lobes to 4g."
"I used a gauge to see what size my jewellery was."
"I need to gauge my plugs because I forgot what size they are."
"This capture bead ring is 14 gauge."
"She gauged his defences before striking."
by DagonDagg0rz July 6, 2008
what sizes of plugs are called.
not a verb. you can not gauge.

you can stretch a piercing you can not gauge it. it would be like saying "I'm going to large" its what Sizes are referred to. NOT a verb.

the bigger the number the smaller the hole. 18ga is a standered ear piercing size.. when the numbers get smaller ex, 16, 14, 12... it means the hole is bigger.
18ga, 16ga, 14ga, 12ga, 10ga, 8ga, 6ga, 4ga, 2ga, 0ga, 00ga, 000ga.
by bob November 13, 2003
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Gosh I wish gauge was my boyfriend 😍
by Secretperson17 January 10, 2018
Incorrect slang used to desribe stretched ear piercings.

Guage refers to the size of the jewelry not the stretched ear itself.
slang using person who knows no better: "woah your ear gauges are rad."
by superbatmangoth March 1, 2009
This is a word that is incorrectly used by many people to describe the jewelry worn in stretched earlobe piercings. The Gauge system is actually a system of measurement, initially created to measure the thickness of wire and other cylindrical objects. Calling a piece of jewelry a 'gauge' is equivalent to calling it an 'inch' or a 'millimeter.' Just because you're wearing a piece of jewelry which measures 2 gauge in size does not mean it would be proper to say "I'm wearing gauges."
Incorrect Use: "I want to buy some new gauges." also "How big are your gauges, bro?!"

Correct Use: "I want to buy some 4 gauge plugs." or "This piece of jewelry is 12 Gauge 5/8" tongue labret."



"What size are your plugs?" or "What size jewelry are you wearing in your ears?" are effective ways of inquiring about someone's stretched earlobe piercings without making yourself look like an idiot. Walking into a piercing studio and saying "I want some new gauges," is also incorrect. Try saying "I'm looking for some 4 gauge plugs." or playing it even safer, "I'm looking for new earrings."
by The Piercing Elite March 4, 2009