Synonyms of gum something up in English:

gum something up


See definition of gum

phrase

1‘check the valves to make sure that they don't get gummed up’

SYNONYMS
clog, clog up, choke, choke up, stop up, dam up, plug, congest, jam, obstruct, occlude, close
informal bung up, gunge up

2‘perfectionism tends to gum up the works’

SYNONYMS
obstruct, impede, hinder, interfere with, bring to a halt