Origin of gag1
Other definitions for gag (2 of 3)
Origin of gag2
Other definitions for gag (3 of 3)
Origin of gag3
How to use gag in a sentence
Well, let’s just say that sometimes God will get your friends in on the gag because I’m sure my friends are laughing now.Distance learning was a disaster. So I decided to teach my daughter myself.|Tracey Lewis-Giggetts|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Or maybe Alibaba is doing what other companies are doing in China: gagging itself and its customers to appease the apparatchiks.
Why is the U.S. government initiating this new round of forced gagging?
The cruel practice of forced nasograstic-tube gagging of tied-down persons who have never had a trial is not an American value.
The gagging can be extreme, even when patients are relaxed and cooperating by swallowing repeatedly during the procedure.
Valle allegedly admitted he would “really get off knocking her out, tying up her hands and bare feet, and gagging her.”Seven Most Shocking Revelations about Gilberto Valle, NYPD’s Cannibal Cop|Caroline Linton|October 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And now his gagging screech resolved itself into articulate speech.The Escape of Mr. Trimm|Irvin S. Cobb
One of the soldiers, with the aid of his scarf, succeeded in gagging the duke, who was thus prevented from speaking.A Romance of the West Indies|Eugne Sue
The master said that I was, and after the gagging and drugging it is very probable.My Experiences in a Lunatic Asylum|Herman Charles Merivale
Ross stooped to drag him from the plate and began binding and gagging him with lengths torn from his kilt.The Time Traders|Andre Norton
With equal swiftness he dropped it on the sidewalk, growling and gagging at the warm feathers which almost choked him.A Scout of To-day|Isabel Hornibrook
British Dictionary definitions for gag (1 of 2)
Word Origin for gag
British Dictionary definitions for gag (2 of 2)
- to interpolate lines or business not in the actor's stage part, usually comic and improvised
- to perform a stage jest, either spoken or based on movement