v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Gagged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gagging .]
2.To pry or hold open by means of a gag.
Mouths gagged to such a wideness.
- Fortescue (Transl.).
3.To cause to heave with nausea.
v. i.1.To heave with nausea; to retch.
2.To introduce gags or interpolations. See Gag, n., 3.
n.1.Something thrust into the mouth or throat to hinder speaking.
2.A mouthful that makes one retch; a choking bit; as, a gag of mutton fat.
3.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.
Gag rein
(Harness) a rein for drawing the bit upward in the horse's mouth.
Gag runner
(Harness) a loop on the throat latch guiding the gag rein.
Noun1.gag - 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"
Synonyms: jape, jest, joke, laugh
2.gag - restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting
Synonyms: muzzle
Verb1.gag - prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged"
Synonyms: muzzle
2.gag - be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the cat"
Synonyms: choke, fret
3.gag - tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them; "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair"
Synonyms: muzzle
4.gag - make jokes or quips; "The students were gagging during dinner"
Synonyms: quip
5.gag - struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"
6.gag - cause to retch or choke
Synonyms: choke
7.gag - make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit
Synonyms: retch, heave
gag - Equivalent to choke, but connotes more disgust. "Hey, this is Fortran code. No wonder the C compiler gagged." See also barf.
To dream that you are gagging, denotes that you are not able to express yourself in how you really feel about a situation. Alternatively, this dream may forewarn that you need to keep quiet before you put your foot in your mouth.Oregon boat, acoustic tile, acting, antiknock, asphyxiate, baffler, balk, barf, be nauseated, be seasick, be sick, belly laugh, bilbo, blue story, boggle, bond, bonds, bottle up, bridle, bring up, buffoonery, business, camisole, censor, chains, characterization, check, choke, choke off, choke on, chuck up, clamp down on, collar, cork, cork up, crack, crack down on, crush, cuffs, curb, cushion, damp, damp down, dampener, damper, deflate, dirty joke, dirty story, disarm, discourage, disgorge, double entendre, drollery, drown, dumbfound, egest, enchain, ethnic joke, extinguish, fast one, feed the fish, feel disgust, fetter, fun, funny story, gibe, good one, good story, gyves, halter, ham, hammy acting, hamper, hamstring, handcuff, handcuffs, heave, heave the gorge, hoax, hobble, hobbles, hog-tie, hoke, hokum, hold down, hopples, howler, hush, hush-hush, hushcloth, impersonation, inhibit, irons, jape, jest, jestbook, jib, joke, jump on, keck, keep down, keep under, kill, knock out, laugh, leading strings, leash, manacle, mimesis, mimicking, mimicry, miming, muffle, muffler, mummery, mute, muzzle, overacting, panic, pantomiming, paralyze, patter, performance, performing, personation, pillory, play, playacting, playing, point, portrayal, pour water on, practical joke, prank, projection, prostrate, puke, pun, put down, put to silence, quash, quell, quench, quiet, quieten, quietener, quip, regurgitate, reins, reject, representation, repress, restrain, restraint, restraints, retch, rib tickler, riot, ruse, sally, scream, scruple, shackle, shush, shut down on, shy, sick joke, sick up, sicken at, sidesplitter, sight gag, silence, silence cloth, silencer, sit down on, sit on, slapstick, smash, smother, soft pedal, soft-pedal, sordine, sordino, sound-absorbing material, soundproofing, soundproofing insulation, sourdine, spew, sport, squash, squelch, stage business, stage directions, stage presence, stanch, stick, stickle, stifle, still, stocks, stop up, story, straightjacket, strain, strait-waistcoat, straitjacket, strangle, stranglehold, strike dumb, stultify, stumble, stunt, subdue, suffocate, suppress, taking a role, tether, throttle, throw up, trammel, trammels, trick, truss up, upchuck, visual joke, vomit, wheeze, wile, wisecrack, wow, yak, yarn, yoke
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gaff topsail
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Gag law
gag line
gag order
gag reflex
Gag rein
gag rule
Gag runner
Gager del ley
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