Translation of "gag" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ɡæɡ/ us

a piece of cloth that is tied around a person’s mouth or put inside it in order to stop the person from speaking, shouting, or calling for help

Her hands and feet were tied and a gag placed over her mouth.

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 played before me.

(Translation of “gag” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ɡӕɡ/ (past tense, past participle gagged)

to prevent (a person) talking or making a noise, by putting something in or over his mouth

The guards tied up and gagged the prisoners.

to choke and almost be sick

dar arcadas, tener náuseas
The food was so bad that it made you want to gag.

(Translation of “gag” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)