joke, gag, laugh, jest, jape(noun)
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 his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting
prevent from speaking out
"The press was gagged"
choke, gag, fret(verb)
be too tight; rub or press
"This neckband is choking the cat"
drop dead, strangle, pop off, give-up the ghost, choke, foul, throttle, muzzle, cash in one's chips, fret, kick the bucket, expire, buy the farm, pass away, perish, croak, rub, clog, rankle, conk, eat away, asphyxiate, eat into, erode, clog up, back up, snuff it, decease, chafe, quip, go, scratch, heave, pass, choke off, fuss, die, suffocate, niggle, gall, exit, congest, scrag, grate, retch, stifle, fray
tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them
"The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair"
make jokes or quips
"The students were gagging during dinner"
gag, choke, strangle, suffocate(verb)
struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
"he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"
drop dead, strangle, pop off, give-up the ghost, choke, foul, throttle, repress, muzzle, cash in one's chips, fret, kick the bucket, expire, halter, buy the farm, pass away, perish, croak, clog, conk, strangulate, asphyxiate, clog up, back up, snuff it, decease, quip, hamper, go, heave, pass, choke off, cramp, die, smother, suffocate, exit, congest, scrag, muffle, retch, stifle
cause to retch or choke
drop dead, strangle, pop off, give-up the ghost, choke, foul, throttle, muzzle, cash in one's chips, fret, kick the bucket, expire, buy the farm, pass away, perish, croak, clog, conk, asphyxiate, clog up, back up, snuff it, decease, quip, go, heave, pass, choke off, die, suffocate, exit, congest, scrag, retch, stifle
gag, heave, retch(verb)
make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit
warp, heave up, muzzle, choke, cat, heft, fret, honk, barf, sick, heave, chuck, puke, cast, heft up, spue, vomit, purge, regorge, puff, buckle, billow, vomit up, gasp, upchuck, disgorge, suffocate, pant, spew, strangle, regurgitate, throw up, be sick, retch, quip, surge
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How to use gag in a sentence?
To me it was a gag order — 'Here's some hush money, don't ever say Darrien's name again,'.
Indeed, I breathe and live, following the will and path of Almighty God firmly, not the gag and choke of Godfather's criminal way.
The MBTA wildly overreacted to the students' proposed presentation, and obtained an 11th hour injunction from a federal court in Boston, preventing them from going on stage, electronic Frontier Foundation represented the students, and 10 days later we convinced the judge to reverse the earlier gag, as it was blatantly unconstitutional.
Authorities ought to protect, not gag journalists on the job.
I think you're naturally seeing what I would call a well deserved and well earned gag reflex around this idea, they're trying to do everything right : Set up an independent body in Switzerland, make it a nonprofit. But there's one problem... it comes from Facebook. And people just are like,' Burn me a million times, shame on you, burn me a million and one times, shame on me.'.
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- Witz, Maulkorberlass, mundtot machen, würgen, Gag, KnebelGerman
- amordazar, mordazaSpanish
- kakistella, pila, vitsi, suukapuloida, suukapula, yökätä, suukapulamääräys, kepponenFinnish
- bâillonner, haut-le-coeur, bâillon, haut-le-cœurFrench
- glas-ghuibScottish Gaelic
- bavaglio, scenetta, trovataItalian
- prop, muilkorf, knevelen, kokhalzenDutch
- få kväljningar, kväljning, munkavleSwedish
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