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gag

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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

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2 a playful or mischievous act intended as a joke
  • played a gag on their teammate by putting shaving cream in his hat

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gag

verb

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1 to discharge the contents of the stomach through the mouth
  • the terrible smell of rotting fish made me gag

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2 to experience complete or partial blockage of the windpipe
  • took a bite that was too large and began to gag

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3 to make jokes
  • the actor typically mugs and gags through his movies, but in his latest vehicle he plays it straight

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The first known use of gag was in 1509

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“Gag.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gag. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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