gag gag  /ˈɡæɡ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
  2. (n) restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting
  3. (v) prevent from speaking out
  4. (v) be too tight; rub or press
  5. (v) tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them
  6. (v) make jokes or quips
  7. (v) struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
  8. (v) cause to retch or choke
  9. (v) make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit

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Usage(s):

  1. The gag order itself became the story instead.
  2. Jaded with press-agentry is Miami, but fortnight ago her citizens were stirred by a new publicity gag turned loose upon them by the McCann-Erickson advertising agency.
  3. Once loyal, the medical establishment is fuming over issues ranging from the abortion gag rule to fetal research.

News

  1. The Most Gag-Worthy Quotes From Kanye West's New York Times Interview

    "Respect my trendsetting abilities. Once that happens, everyone wins. The world wins." Kanye West gave a ridiculous, gag-worthy, self-important new interview to Jon Caramanica of The New York Times.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  2. JUDGE: Gag order in Cipriano murder case

    Day two of jury selection will get underway Wednesday after a judge put a gag order in place for all witnesses in the Cipriano murder trial.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WXYZ-TV Detroit

  3. Judge approves gag order for witnesses in Farmington Hills beating death trial

    — An Oakland Circuit Court judge issued a gag order Monday against witnesses involved in the highly-publicized trial of two young men charged in a fatal baseball bat attack during a 2012 home invasion in Farmington Hills.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Detroit News

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Quotes

  1. Seinfeld, 56, also said when asked about the June 10 incident, "I wish her the best. You take one 'A' off of that and you've got gag. I don't know what these young people think or how they promote their careers."
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Jerry Seinfeld Source: USA Today

  2. He said: "I'm not driven by superstition but the coaching staff want me to wear the blue sweater because we always score four goals when I do. It is becoming almost a running gag. People keep going on about it. I'm not even allowed to wash it now...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Joachim Loew Source: The Sun

  3. Gervais told the crowd, "Well done Winslet. I told you, do a Holocaust movie and the awards come, didn't I? Trouble is with Holocaust films is there's never any gag reel on the DVDs."
    on Jan 16, 2009 By: Ricky Gervais Source: Contactmusic.com

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