Definition of 'gag'
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Or is there a subliminal gag being made about this fair organ? Times, Sunday Times (2009)You do not repeat gags from one night to the next. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When the gag comes off he pulls an eerie smug grin. The Sun (2009)He has previously come under fire for gags about soldiers who have lost limbs in battle. The Sun (2011)The thought of it was enough to make one gag. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The only great gag here comes at the very end. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The one big gag involves a coupon for shampoo. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But he cannot resist one final outrageous gag. The Sun (2016)My mouth was gagged with snow. Times, Sunday Times (2013)TODAY'S gags are mother-in-law jokes from the internet. The Sun (2008)We feminists put a 30-year gag on men and stopped them speaking about their reality. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Jokes and gags come easily to him; he truly is a funny man. CELEBRATING SECOMBE: A Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe (2002)She would panic if asked to eat anything other than egg and chips and gag if she put other foods near her mouth. The Sun (2015)Take that gag from his mouth, and let us hear what he can say for himself. Moby Dick (1901)The gags come thick and fast, with a side helping of romantic slush. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I won't make any lubricant gags either. The Sun (2015)I'm gagging just thinking about it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The writers have packed the story with knowing gags and though you know exactly what you are going to get, the jokes still feel fresh. The Sun (2014)A nation that allows the wealthy to use the courts to gag the Press cannot call itself a free nation. The Sun (2016)What am I meant to do, gag him and put him in his room? The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'gag'
British English: gag NOUN
A gag is something such as a piece of cloth that is tied around or put inside someone's mouth in order to stop them from speaking.
His captors had put a gag of thick leather in his mouth.
British English: gag VERB
If someone gags you, they tie a piece of cloth around your mouth in order to stop you from speaking or shouting.
I gagged him with a towel.
Definition of gag from the Collins English Dictionary
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