Synonyms of gum something up in English:

gum something up


See definition of gum something up

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