Synonyms for gag

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : gag
Phonetic Transcription : gæg

Top 10 synonyms for gag Other synonyms for the word gag

Définition of gag

Origin :
  • mid-15c., "to choke, strangle," possibly imitative or influenced by Old Norse gaghals "with head thrown back." The sense of "stop a person's mouth" is first attested c.1500. Related: Gagged; gagging.
  • noun practical joke
  • verb silence, stop up
  • verb vomit, choke
Example sentences :
  • There's no excuse for your talking such stuff as that, and you're not going to do it, if I have to gag you!
  • Extract from : « Good Indian » by B. M. Bower
  • "I don't know," the Viceroy said shortly, working the gag out of his mouth.
  • Extract from : « Slaves of Mercury » by Nat Schachner
  • We bind and gag the Duke, and we convey him with all speed and quiet out of Bridgwater.
  • Extract from : « Mistress Wilding » by Rafael Sabatini
  • The poison story had been a gag to make him think he had outwitted Domber.
  • Extract from : « A Yankee Flier Over Berlin » by Al Avery
  • The glittering fisherlady could not bind and gag the bait and drop her into his mouth.
  • Extract from : « The Paliser case » by Edgar Saltus
  • He wanted to gag her so that she would hear him out for once and not break into every phrase.
  • Extract from : « In a Little Town » by Rupert Hughes
  • A gag must in future be issued to every Minister with his Windsor uniform.
  • Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, May 10, 1916 » by Various
  • "Locked in my clothes-closet, with his hands tied and a gag in his mouth," says she.
  • Extract from : « Shorty McCabe » by Sewell Ford
  • She moved past my eyes; stood by my mouth; bent down over my gag.
  • Extract from : « Beyond the Vanishing Point » by Raymond King Cummings
  • And I strained at my bonds; mouthed the gag with futile, frenzied effort.
  • Extract from : « Beyond the Vanishing Point » by Raymond King Cummings

Antonyms for gag

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