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Meaning of gag

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter;
           "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags";
           "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own
           jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some
           ascertainable point" [syn: {joke}, {gag}, {laugh}, {jest},
      2: restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or
         shouting [syn: {gag}, {muzzle}]
      v 1: prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged" [syn:
           {gag}, {muzzle}]
      2: be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the
         cat" [syn: {choke}, {gag}, {fret}]
      3: tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them;
         "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair"
         [syn: {gag}, {muzzle}]
      4: make jokes or quips; "The students were gagging during
         dinner" [syn: {gag}, {quip}]
      5: struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; "he
         swallowed a fishbone and gagged" [syn: {gag}, {choke},
         {strangle}, {suffocate}]
      6: cause to retch or choke [syn: {gag}, {choke}]
      7: make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit [syn:
         {gag}, {heave}, {retch}]

WordNet ® Princeton University.

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