Definition of Sight gag

1. Noun. A joke whose effect is achieved by visual means rather than by speech (as in a movie).

Exact synonyms: Visual Joke
Generic synonyms: Gag, Jape, Jest, Joke, Laugh



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sight Gag

sighing
sighingly
sighless
sighlike
sighs
sighs of relief
sight
sight-read
sight-reader
sight-readers
sight-sing
sight bill
sight blindness
sight draft
sight for sore eyes
sight gag (current term)
sight in
sight radius
sight read
sight reading
sight reads
sight translation
sight triangle
sight unseen
sight word
sight words
sighted
sightedness
sighter

Literary usage of Sight gag

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1. Inventing a Classroom: Life in a Bilingual, Whole Language Learning Community by Kathryn F. Whitmore, Caryl G. Crowell (1994)
"... delight, and howling laughter of the audience, the actors, and the authors, who have not planned this sight gag. Although he has not consulted them, ..."

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