Definitions

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  • n. joker; comedian

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who writes comic material for public performers

Etymologies

Derived from gag +‎ -ster. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • They come to honour the great Georgian gagster Joey Grimaldi, and to light a candle for contemporary clowns who have died over the past 12 months, a respectful nod towards the passing of lifetimes devoted to giggles.

    In praise of … the clowns' church service | Editorial

  • The new Simon is the one who doesn't put on the false nose of the gagster to hide from his own experience and pain.

    Simon Spys:Real Or False.?

  • This is in effect a supper club with turns like tokester Howard Marks, gagster Felix Dexter and soulstress Ruby Turner mentioned in dispatches to entertain the 70 or so lucky diners.

    Telegraph and Vince Cable: Sup at Same Iffy Stats Well

  • John was the straight man to Ken's gagster at the GLC rather as Brown was to Blair.

    An Interview with John McDonnell

  • I'm not a lawyer or a debater, just a gagster, and sometimes I don't express myself clearly.

    Is Kerry obsolete yet?

  • He defends himself, goes, "I ` m a gagster, not a gangster."

    CNN Transcript Mar 17, 2006

  • Stompanato and the gagster slid silently out of the booth.

    The Big Nowhere

  • Davey the gagster collapsed on the table, convulsed with laughter.

    The Big Nowhere

  • Two police officers were injured and a police jeep was partially burnt when the gagster, S 'Kora' Natarajan (28), allegedly attacked them with petrol bombs and a sickle.

    The Times of India

  • Although it looked like the work of a decent gagster following his effort through, the dry wit and humour did seem consistent with something Clement Freud might just write.

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  • In a pornographic setting... :(

    May 14, 2009

  • Don't you mean, "it feels good to be a gangsta" (i.e. the rap spelling for "gangster" – someone who is part of a crime gang)?

    A gagster is someone who tells or writes jokes (gags).

    May 14, 2009

  • "Damn it feels good to be a gagster"

    -Geto Boys

    May 14, 2009