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English definition of “gag”

gag

noun [C] (JOKE)    /ɡæɡ/
informal a joke or funny story, especially one told by a comedian (= person whose job is to make people laugh): I did a few opening gags about the band that had been on before me.Humour and humorous US a trick played on someone or an action performed to entertain other peopleCheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
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