Synonyms of gag


1. joke, gag, laugh, jest, jape, wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness

usage: a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"

2. gag, muzzle, restraint, constraint

usage: restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting


1. gag, muzzle, hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up

usage: prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged"

2. choke, gag, fret, compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press

usage: be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the cat"

3. gag, muzzle, tie, bind

usage: tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them; "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair"

4. gag, quip, joke, jest

usage: make jokes or quips; "The students were gagging during dinner"

5. gag, choke, strangle, suffocate, suffer, hurt

usage: struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"

6. gag, choke, sicken

usage: cause to retch or choke

7. gag, heave, retch

usage: make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit

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