Definition of gag

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • gag is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 5
  • gag is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 5
  • gag is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 7

Definition of gag


  • prevent from speaking out (verb)

    Examples

    1. The press was gagged

    Synonyms

    1. muzzle
  • make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. heave
    2. retch
  • tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them (verb)

    Examples

    1. The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair

    Synonyms

    1. muzzle
  • make jokes or quips (verb)

    Examples

    1. The students were gagging during dinner

    Synonyms

    1. quip
  • struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake (verb)

    Examples

    1. he swallowed a fishbone and gagged

    Synonyms

    1. choke
    2. strangle
    3. suffocate
  • restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. muzzle
  • a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter (noun)

    Examples

    1. he knows a million gags

    Synonyms

    1. jape
    2. jest
    3. joke
    4. laugh
  • be too tight; rub or press (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. choke
    2. fret
  • cause to retch or choke (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. choke

See definition of gag in Merriam Webster

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