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Adjective: gagging  ga-ging
Usage: Brit
  1. Desperate (esp. for sex)
    "she was gagging for it"
Verb: gag (gagged,gagging)  gag
  1. Prevent from speaking out
    "The press was gagged";
    - muzzle
  2. Be too tight; rub or press
    "This neckband is gagging the cat";
    - choke, fret
  3. Tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them
    "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair";
    - muzzle
  4. Make jokes or quips
    "The students were gagging during dinner";
    - quip
  5. Struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
    "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged";
    - choke, strangle, suffocate
  6. Cause to retch or choke
    - choke
  7. Make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit
    - heave, retch

Type of: bind, compact, compress, constrict, contract, hurt, hush, hush up, jest, joke, press, quieten [Brit], shut up, sicken, silence, squeeze, still, suffer, tie

Encyclopedia: Gagging