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  Words related to gag

Related / Similar Words: muzzle, joke, laugh, jest, jape, heave, retch, choke, strangle, suffocate, quip, fret

 

Definition:
  • restraint put into a person''s mouth to prevent speaking or shouting;
  • 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";
  • make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit;
  • cause to retch or choke;
  • struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged";
  • make jokes or quips; "The students were gagging during dinner";
  • tie a gag around someone''s mouth in order to silence them; "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair";
  • be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the cat";
  • prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged";

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    Hyponyms: belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, scream, wow, riot, dirty joke, dirty story, blue joke, blue story, ethnic joke, funny story, good story, in-joke, one-liner, shaggy dog story, sick joke, sight gag, visual joke

     

    Derivational Morphology: muzzle, joke, jest, laugh, express joy, express mirth, quip, heave, retch, suffocation, asphyxiation, choking, wisecrack, crack, sally, epigram, jape, choker, collar, dog collar, neckband, ruff, ruffle, neck ruff

     

    Anagrams: Aga

     

     
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