gagger

1
[ gag-er ]
/ ˈgæg ər /
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noun

a person or thing that gags.
an L-shaped rod for reinforcing sand in a foundry mold.

Nearby words

  1. gagarin, yuri alekseyevich,
  2. gagauzi,
  3. gage,
  4. gage, thomas,
  5. gager,
  6. gaggery,
  7. gaggle,
  8. gagman,
  9. gagster,
  10. gah

Origin of gagger

1
First recorded in 1855–60; gag1 + -er1

gagger

2
[ gag-er ]
/ ˈgæg ər /

noun

a person who writes or tells gags; gagman.

Origin of gagger

2
First recorded in 1775–85; gag2 + -er1

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Examples from the Web for gagger

  • And everything I possess in this world, from my bonnet and striped silk dress to Father's deeds at the mercy of that gagger.



British Dictionary definitions for gagger

gagger

/ (ˈɡæɡə) /

noun

a person or thing that gags
a wedge for a core in a casting mould
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