noun piece of cloth VERB + GAG put on They tied him up and put a gag on him. | take off joke ADJ. good, great | sight, visual a mixture of wit and instant visual gags | running There was this running gag about a penguin (= they kept telling penguin jokes). VERB + GAG crack a non-stop comedian, cracking gags by the dozen PREP. ~ about, verb PHRASES bind and gag sb The men left the security guards bound and gagged.
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