Synonyms for gag
To stop the mouth
choke, muzzle, muffle, obstruct, stifle, smother, throttle, strangle, garrote, silence by violence, tape up, suffocate.
To forbid expression to
silence, constrain, suppress, repress, hush; see also quiet 2.
be nauseated, sicken, choke; see vomit.
See gag in Webster's New World Roget's A-Z Thesaurus II
Words or actions intended to excite laughter or amusement: jape, jest, joke, quip, witticism. (Informal) funny. (Slang) ha-ha. See laughter
To hold (something requiring an outlet) in check: burke, choke (back), hold back, hold down, hush (up), muffle, quench, repress, smother, squelch, stifle, strangle, suppress, throttle. (Informal) sit on (or upon). See restraint
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