gagger

1
[ gag-er ]

noun
  1. a person or thing that gags.

  2. an L-shaped rod for reinforcing sand in a foundry mold.

Origin of gagger

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

Words Nearby gagger

Other definitions for gagger (2 of 2)

gagger2
[ gag-er ]

noun
  1. a person who writes or tells gags; gagman.

Origin of gagger

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

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How to use gagger in a sentence

  • 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
  1. a person or thing that gags

  2. a wedge for a core in a casting mould

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