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1 gag /ˈgæg/ verb
gags; gagged; gagging
1 gag
/ˈgæg/
verb
gags; gagged; gagging
Learner's definition of GAG
[+ object] : to put something (such as a piece of cloth) into or over a person's mouth in order to prevent that person from speaking, calling for help, etc.
[+ object] : to prevent (someone) from speaking freely or expressing opinions
[no object]
: to vomit or feel as if you are about to vomit : to feel as if what is in your stomach is going to come up into your mouth often + on
: to be unable to breathe because something is stuck in your throat : choke often + on
2 gag /ˈgæg/ noun
plural gags
2 gag
/ˈgæg/
noun
plural gags
Learner's definition of GAG
[count]
: something said or done to make people laugh : joke
sometimes used before another noun
◊ A running gag is a joke that is repeated many times in slightly different ways.
◊ A sight gag is a joke that does not involve speaking.
chiefly US : something done as a playful trick : prank
: something (such as a piece of cloth) that is put into or over someone's mouth in order to prevent speech
: something done to prevent people from speaking freely or expressing opinions
see also gag order, gag rule
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