noun, plural gag·men.
a person who writes comic material for public performers.
a comedian who uses a patter of jokes and funny remarks.
fool, jester, mime, buffoon, comedian, comic, prankster, cut-up, madcap, harlequin, wag, ribald, jokester, punch, joker, mountebank, wit, zany, antic, humorist
Also gag·ster [gag-ster] /ˈgæg stər/.
Origin of gagman
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