gagmen

gagman

[gag-man]
noun, plural gagmen.
1.
a person who writes comic material for public performers.
2.
a comedian who uses a patter of jokes and funny remarks.
Also, gagster [gag-ster] .


Origin:
1925–30, Americanism; gag2 + man1

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gagman

noun
1. a comedian who uses gags 
2. someone who writes comic material for public performers 
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