The word “gagging” has 2 syllables: gag-ging.

It's pronounced as /ˈɡæɡɪŋ/.

What is synonym and antonym for gagging?

In the thesaurus, “gagging” has 7 synonyms and 4 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for gagging along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for gagging

  • choke
  • choking
  • constrain
  • joking
  • muzzle
  • suppress
  • vomiting

Antonyms for gagging

  • breathing
  • free
  • let go
  • release

Meanings of gagging

  • verb
    1. To experience the vomiting reflex.
    2. To cause to heave with nausea.
    3. To restrain someone's speech by blocking his or her mouth.
    4. To pry or hold open by means of a gag.
    5. To restrain someone's speech without using physical means.
    6. To choke; to retch.
    7. To deceive (someone); to con.
  • noun
    1. A gag motion or reflex.

Example Sentences

  • The smell from the garbage can had everyone gagging in disgust.
  • She hurriedly covered her mouth, gagging at the taste of the bitter medicine.
  • The comedian's joke had the entire audience gagging with laughter.
  • The pungent odor from the chemical spill had people gagging as they evacuated the area.
  • Witnessing the gruesome scene, he found himself gagging at the sight of blood.

On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to gagging, such as: breathing, choke, choking, constrain, free, joking, let go.

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