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gagman

[ gag-man ]
/ ˈgægˌmæn /
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noun, plural gag·men.

a person who writes comic material for public performers.
a comedian who uses a patter of jokes and funny remarks.

RELATED WORDS

fool, jester, mime, buffoon, comedian, comic, prankster, cut-up, madcap, harlequin, wag, ribald, jokester, punch, joker, mountebank, wit, zany, antic, humorist

Nearby words

gage, thomas, gager, gagger, gaggery, gaggle, gagman, gagster, gah, gahanna, gahnite, gai
Also gag·ster [gag-ster] /ˈgæg stər/.

Origin of gagman

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30; gag2 + man1
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