gagman

[ gag-man ]
/ ˈgægˌmæn /

noun, plural gag·men.

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

QUIZZES

FOR LEXICAL ALIMENTATION, TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Nourish your vocabulary with a refresher on the words from the week of September 14–20, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “blatherskite” mean?
Also gag·ster [gag-ster]. /ˈgæg stər/.

Origin of gagman

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30; gag2 + man
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020