Definitions for gagger

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gaggæg(v.; n.)gagged, gag•ging

  1. (v.t.)to stop up the mouth of (a person) by putting something in it.

  2. to restrain by force or authority from free speech.

  3. to hold open the jaws of, as in surgical operations.

    Category: Surgery

  4. to cause to retch or choke.

    Category: Physiology

  5. (v.i.)to retch or choke.

    Category: Physiology

  6. (n.)something put into a person's mouth to prevent speech, shouting, etc.

  7. any forced or arbitrary suppression of free speech.

  8. a surgical instrument for holding the jaws open.

    Category: Surgery

Origin of gag:

1400–50; late ME: to suffocate; perh. imit. of the sound made in choking

gag′ger

gag*gæg(n.; v.)gagged, gag•ging.

  1. (n.)a joke, esp. one introduced into a script.

    Category: Informal

  2. any contrived piece of wordplay or horseplay.

    Category: Informal

  3. (v.i.)to tell jokes or make amusing remarks.

    Category: Informal

* Informal..

Origin of gag:

1770–80; perh. identical with gag1; cf. ON gagg yelp

gag′ger

Wiktionary

  1. gagger(Noun)

    A piece of iron embedded in the sand of a mold to keep the sand in place.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gagger(noun)

    one who gags

  2. Gagger(noun)

    a piece of iron imbedded in the sand of a mold to keep the sand in place

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