Definitions For Gag


  • Restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting
  • A humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
  • Something said or done to make people laugh
  • Something done as a playful trick
  • Something (such as a piece of cloth) that is put into or over someone's mouth in order to prevent speech


  • Make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit
  • Cause to retch or choke
  • Struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
  • Make jokes or quips
  • Tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them
  • Be too tight; rub or press
  • Prevent from speaking out
  • To put something (such as a piece of cloth) into or over a person's mouth in order to prevent that person from speaking, calling for help, etc.
  • To prevent (someone) from speaking freely or expressing opinions
  • To vomit or feel as if you are about to vomit : to feel as if what is in your stomach is going to come up into your mouth

Is Gag a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Gag is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Gag in a Sentence

  • The government is trying to gag the press.
  • The terrible smell of rotting fish made me gag
  • The movie relies on simpleminded gags for laughs.
  • They hid his clothes as a gag.
  • They tied up the hostages and put gags in their mouths.

Synonyms for Gag

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