Gag (disambiguation)

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Gag is a device designed to prevent speech.

Gag or the acronym GAG may also refer to:


  • Gag cartoon, a one-panel comic that is usually intended to have ridiculous happenings
    • Yonkoma, a four panel form of Japanese gag comic strip
  • Gag gift, an informal term for a practical joke device
  • Visual gag, a comedian's term for a joke, a comedic sketch or routine, or the visible effect of a magical illusion


  • Gag order, a writ or court order taken out with an intent to prevent information or comment from being made public
  • Gag rule, a part of court proceedings and congressional proceedings

Physical object[edit]



  • Anton Gag (1859–1908), painter
  • Wanda Gág (1893–1946), children's book writer and illustrator