Gag Noun Synonyms
retch, choke, heave, gasp for air, struggle for breath, keck
That drink made me gag.
practical joke, hoax, prank, trick, fast one
For a gag, we put a snake in the sergeant's bed.
Gag Verb Synonyms
silence, stifle, still, muffle, stop (up), muzzle, quiet, curb, suppress, repress, restrain, throttle, strangle, check, inhibit, discourage
The department gagged him, forbidding any press interviews.
joke, witticism, jest, quip, pun, gibe, wisecrack, crack
He told some gags but nobody found them funny.
restraint, curb, muzzle, check
MI5 tried to put a gag on the revelations of the former spy.
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