gag noun

1 piece of cloth

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

2 joke

ADJ. 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 crack a non-stop comedian, cracking gags by the dozen

PREP. ~ about