gag order


noun

a court order banning reporters, attorneys, and other parties involved in a case before a court of law from reporting on or publicly disclosing anything relating to the case.

Nearby words

  1. gaffle,
  2. gaffney,
  3. gaffsail,
  4. gag,
  5. gag law,
  6. gag reflex,
  7. gag rule,
  8. gag rules,
  9. gag-bit,
  10. gaga

Origin of gag order

First recorded in 1975–80

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