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gag

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gag

  1. 1 something said or done to cause laughter the movie featured a gag involving a chicken driving a car that audiences thought was hysterically funny Synonyms boff (or boffo), boffola, crack, drollery, funny, joke, giggle [chiefly British], jape, jest, josh, laugh, nifty, one-liner, pleasantry, quip, rib, sally, waggery, wisecrack, witticism, yuk (or yuck also yak or yock) [slang]Related Words funning, joking, wisecracking; knee-slapper, panic [slang], riot, scream, thigh-slapper; antic, buffoonery, caper, leg-pull, monkeyshine(s), practical joke, prank, trick; burlesque, caricature, lampoon, mock, mockery, parody, put-on, riff; banter, kidding, persiflage, raillery, repartee; drollness, facetiousness, funniness, hilariousness, humorousness; comedy, humor, wit, wordplay

  2. 2 a playful or mischievous act intended as a joke the timeworn gag of asking a tobacconist if he has “Prince Albert in a can” Synonyms antic, caper, capriccio, dido, escapade, frolic, prank, jest, knavery, monkeyshine(s), practical joke, rag [chiefly British], roguery, shavie [Scottish], shine(s), trick, waggeryRelated Words skylarking; adventure, experience, game, lark, time; high jinks (also hijinks), horseplay, play, roughhousing, rowdyism; shenanigan(s), tomfoolery; joking, kidding, teasing; gambit, hoax, maneuver, ploy; deed, feat, mission, performance, stunt; caprice, conceit, fancy, vagary, whim, whimsy (also whimsey); deceit, deception, delusion, fooling, fraud, hanky-panky, hoodwinking, ruse, sham, stratagem, subterfuge, trickery, wile


gag

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of gag

  1. 1 to discharge the contents of the stomach through the mouth the terrible smell of rotting fish made me gag Synonyms barf, vomit, heave, hurl, puke, retch, spew, spit up, throw up, upchuckRelated Words disgorge, regurgitate; eject, expel; nauseate

  2. 2 to experience complete or partial blockage of the windpipe took a bite that was too large and began to gag Synonyms choke, suffocateRelated Words heave, retch, throw up, vomit; asphyxiate, smother, stifleNear Antonyms breathe, respire; expire, inspire

  3. 3 to make jokes the actor typically mugs and gags through his movies, but in his latest vehicle he plays it straight Synonyms banter, chaff, fool, fun, joke, jape, jest, jive, jolly, josh, kid, quip, wisecrack, yuk (or yuck) [slang]Related Words gibe (or jibe), haze, jeer, mock, rag, rally, razz, rib, ridicule, tease; caricature, lampoon, parody, satirize; amuse, divert, entertain


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