Definition of gagging orderBritish, law
- The court has issued a gagging order.
: to restrict use of the mouth of by inserting something into it to prevent speech or outcry
: to prevent from exercising freedom of speech or expression
: to pry or hold open with a gag
: something thrust into the mouth to keep it open or to prevent speech or outcry
: an official check or restraint on debate or free speech
: a laugh-provoking remark or act
: to put in order : arrange
: to give an order to : command
: destine, ordain
: a group of people united in a formal way: such as
: a fraternal society
: a community under a religious rule
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