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Definitions of gag

  1. To silence by force; nauseate or be nauseated. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To stop the mouth of, by thrusting sometimes in, so as to hinder speaking; hence, to silence by authority or by violence; not to allow freedom of speech to. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To pry or hold open by means of a gag. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To cause to heave with nausea. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To stop the mouth of; silence by physical force or by law. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To forcibly stop the mouth: to silence. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To apply a gag to; to silence. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To heave with nausea; to retch. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To introduce gags or interpolations. See Gag, n., 3. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To strain, as in the effort to vomit. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the cat" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. make jokes or quips; "The students were gagging during dinner" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. To stop the mouth by thrusting something into it; to silence forcibly. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. To hinder speaking by thrusting something into the mouth, or in any other way. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. Gagging. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at hisown jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them; "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19. Something thrust into the mouth or throat to hinder speaking. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. A mouthful that makes one retch; a choking bit; as, a gag of mutton fat. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. A speech or phrase interpolated offhand by an actor on the stage in his part as written, usually consisting of some seasonable or local allusion. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. Something placed in the mouth to hinder speech. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23. Gagging; pa.p. gagged. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  24. Something thrust into the mouth or put over it to enforce silence. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  25. Something thrust into the mouth to hinder speech. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  26. Any appliance for preventing utterance; any restraint upon speech. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. Something nauseating. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. Something thrust into the month to prevent speaking. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29. Something put into the mouth to hinder speaking. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  30. Gagged. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for gag

  1. " Now loosen the gag and let him talk! – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  2. Do you believe all that gag about the bank and the bundle? – Jan of the Windmill by Juliana Horatia Ewing
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