gagger

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gag +‎ -er

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Noun[edit]

gagger (plural gaggers)

  1. A piece of iron embedded in the sand of a mold to keep the sand in place.
  2. (slang) An actor or performer who relies on gags (quips).
  3. (slang, archaic) A hoaxer; a deceiver.
  4. One who exhibits a gag reflex.
    • 2016, William S. Kroger, Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis in Medicine, Dentistry and Psychology
      When it is known that the patient is a gagger, dentures should not be constructed or even impressions made until after several therapeutic hypnotic sessions.