Gag and Trick


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Gag noun – Something said or done to cause laughter.
Usage example: the movie featured a gag involving a chicken driving a car that audiences thought was hysterically funny

Trick is a synonym for gag in prank topic. In some cases you can use "Trick" instead a noun "Gag", when it comes to topics like joke, practical joke.
Synonyms for Gag


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Trick noun – A playful or mischievous act intended as a joke.
Usage example: thought that gluing the silver dollar to the floor and watching him struggle to pick it up would be a good trick

Gag is a synonym for trick in prank topic. Sometimes you can use "Gag" instead a noun "Trick", if it concerns topics such as joke.
Nearby Words: tricky, trickery, trickle, tricked, trickster
Synonyms for Trick

How words are described

old old gag old trick
good good gag good trick
exact exact gag exact trick
particular particular gag particular trick
Other adjectives: similar, usual, common, standard, single, simple, cheap, popular, little, infamous, main, famous, new, final, classic, basic, last, visual, favorite.

Common collocations

guard gag guard trick guard
brother gag brother trick brother
enemy gag enemy trick enemy
times gag times trick times
Other nouns: heroes.

Both words in one sentence

  • Half the Man He Used to Be A recurring gag of Looney Tunes and Tex Avery MGM cartoons usually as a result of the Saw a Woman in Half trick, the character believes he is unharmed and his body separates as he walks away.
  • Film / Remember the Night Even Lee laughs at her lawyer for using that trick:Lee: That gag's so old its got whiskers!
  • Bullet Proof Vest O'Hagen shows up and assumes it's a trick being played on the rookie trooper, claims that he invented this gag, and that it involves the gun being loaded with blanks.
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