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Synonyms for gaggæg

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. joke, gag, laugh, jest, jape(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    prank, muzzle, caper, trick, antic, jest, gag, laughter, joke, jocularity, laugh, put-on, jape

  2. gag, muzzle(verb)

    restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting

    Synonyms:
    jest, gag, muzzle, joke, jape, gun muzzle, laugh

  3. gag, muzzle(verb)

    prevent from speaking out

    "The press was gagged"

    Synonyms:
    muzzle, suffocate, gag, heave, fret, strangle, quip, retch, choke

  4. choke, gag, fret(verb)

    be too tight; rub or press

    "This neckband is choking the cat"

    Synonyms:
    drop dead, strangle, pop off, gag, give-up the ghost, choke, foul, throttle, muzzle, cash in one's chips, fret, kick the bucket, expire, buy the farm, pass away, perish, croak, rub, clog, rankle, conk, eat away, asphyxiate, eat into, erode, clog up, back up, snuff it, decease, chafe, quip, go, scratch, heave, pass, choke off, fuss, die, suffocate, niggle, gall, exit, congest, scrag, grate, retch, stifle, fray

  5. gag, muzzle(verb)

    tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them

    "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair"

    Synonyms:
    muzzle, suffocate, gag, heave, fret, strangle, quip, retch, choke

  6. gag, quip(verb)

    make jokes or quips

    "The students were gagging during dinner"

    Synonyms:
    muzzle, suffocate, gag, heave, fret, strangle, quip, retch, choke

  7. gag, choke, strangle, suffocate(verb)

    struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake

    "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"

    Synonyms:
    drop dead, strangle, pop off, gag, give-up the ghost, choke, foul, throttle, repress, muzzle, cash in one's chips, fret, kick the bucket, expire, halter, buy the farm, pass away, perish, croak, clog, conk, strangulate, asphyxiate, clog up, back up, snuff it, decease, quip, hamper, go, heave, pass, choke off, cramp, die, smother, suffocate, exit, congest, scrag, muffle, retch, stifle

  8. gag, choke(verb)

    cause to retch or choke

    Synonyms:
    drop dead, strangle, pop off, gag, give-up the ghost, choke, foul, throttle, muzzle, cash in one's chips, fret, kick the bucket, expire, buy the farm, pass away, perish, croak, clog, conk, asphyxiate, clog up, back up, snuff it, decease, quip, go, heave, pass, choke off, die, suffocate, exit, congest, scrag, retch, stifle

  9. gag, heave, retch(verb)

    make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit

    Synonyms:
    warp, heave up, gag, muzzle, choke, cat, heft, fret, honk, barf, sick, heave, chuck, puke, cast, heft up, spue, vomit, purge, regorge, puff, buckle, billow, vomit up, gasp, upchuck, disgorge, suffocate, pant, spew, strangle, regurgitate, throw up, be sick, retch, quip, surge

Wiktionary

  1. gag(noun)

    Synonyms:
    gag order

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gag(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    silence, stifle, muzzle, muffle

  2. gag(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    keck, retch

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

muzzle, joke, reflex


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