Synonyms of gag in English

: gag1gag2

gag1


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verb

1‘a dirty rag was used to gag her mouth’

SYNONYMS
stop up, block, plug, clog, stifle, smother, muffle
put a gag on, silence, hush, quiet

2‘the press is gagged by more and more complex rules’

SYNONYMS
silence, muzzle, mute, muffle, stifle, smother, strangle, subdue, suppress, repress
censor, curb, check, restrain, fetter, shackle, restrict, limit
British no-platform
ANTONYMS

encourage, give a voice to

3‘the stench grew worse, making her gag’

SYNONYMS
retch, heave, dry-heave, convulse, almost vomit, feel nauseous
choke, gasp, struggle for breath, fight for air
informal keck

noun

1‘his scream was muffled by the gag’

SYNONYMS
muzzle, tie, restraint

Synonyms of gag in English

: gag1gag2

gag2


See definition of gag

noun

1‘even the worst of gags will amuse someone somewhere’

SYNONYMS
joke, jest, witticism, quip, pun, play on words, double entendre, funny remark, witty remark
flash of wit, rejoinder, sally
bon mot
informal crack, wisecrack, one-liner, funny, comeback