Synonyms of gag in English

: gag1gag2

gag1


See definition of gag

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

crack, wisecrack, one-liner, funny, comeback