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gag /gæg/
  • danh từ
    • vật nhét vào miệng cho khỏi kêu la; cái bịt miệng, cái khoá miệng ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
    • lời nói đùa chơi, lời nói giỡn chơi
    • (y học) cái banh miệng
    • (sân khấu) trò khôi hài
    • (từ lóng) lời nói phỉnh, lời nói dối; sự đánh lừa
    • sự chấm dứt (cuộc tranh luận ở nghị viện)
    • (kỹ thuật) cái nắp, cái nút
    • động từ
      • bịt miệng, khoá miệng ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
        • to gag the press: bịt miệng báo chí
      • nôn khan, oẹ
      • nghẹn
      • nói đùa chơi, nói giỡn chơi
      • (y học) cho cái banh miệng vào mồm (để mổ xẻ...)
      • (sân khấu) làm trò khôi hài, pha trò
      • (từ lóng) nói dối; lừa phỉnh, đánh lừa
      • không cho phát biểu, cắt đứt, chấm dứt (cuộc tranh luận ở nghị viện)
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 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.
    2 retch, choke, heave; gasp for air, struggle for breath; US keck:
    That drink made me gag.
    3 restraint, curb, muzzle, check:
    MI5 tried to put a gag on the revelations of the former spy.
    1 joke, witticism, jest, quip, pun, gibe, Colloq wisecrack, Slang crack:
    He told some gags but nobody found them funny.
    2 practical joke, hoax, prank, trick, Colloq fast one:
    For a gag, we put a snake in the sergeant's bed.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 a piece of cloth that is put over or in sb's mouth to stop them speaking
    2 an order that prevents sth from being publicly reported or discussed: a press gag + a gag rule / order (= one made by a court of law)
    3 (informal) a joke or a funny story, especially one told by a professional COMEDIAN: to tell / crack a gag + a running gag (= one that is regularly repeated during a performance)
    4 (especially AmE) a trick you play on sb: It was just a gag-we didn't mean to upset anyone.
    + verb (-gg-)
    1 [VN] to put a piece of cloth in or over sb's mouth to prevent them from speaking or shouting: The hostages were bound and gagged.
    2 [VN] to prevent sb from speaking freely or expressing their opinion: The new laws are seen as an attempt to gag the press.
    3 [V] ~ (on sth) to have the unpleasant feeling in your mouth and stomach as if you are going to VOMIT
    Synonym: RETCH
    She gagged on the blood that filled her mouth. + The stench of rotting meat made him gag.
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 piece of cloth

    VERB + GAG

    put on
    They tied him up and put a gag on him.
    | take off

    2 joke


    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

    a non-stop comedian, cracking gags by the dozen


    ~ about

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