gagster

noun
gag·​ster | \ ˈgag-stər How to pronounce gagster (audio) \

Definition of gagster

: gagman also : one who plays practical jokes

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Examples of gagster in a Sentence

gagsters tried to outdo one another on jokes about the high-profile box office bomb

First Known Use of gagster

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gagster

gag entry 2 + -ster

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The first known use of gagster was in 1935

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“Gagster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gagster. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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