CHOKE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Choke Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To render unable to breathe by filling, pressing upon, or squeezing the windpipe; to stifle; to suffocate; to strangle.
  2. (n.) A constriction in the bore of a shotgun, case of a rocket, etc.
  3. (v. t.) To obstruct by filling up or clogging any passage; to block up.
  4. (v. t.) To affect with a sense of strangulation by passion or strong feeling.
  5. (v. t.) To make a choke, as in a cartridge, or in the bore of the barrel of a shotgun.
  6. (v. i.) To have the windpipe stopped; to have a spasm of the throat, caused by stoppage or irritation of the windpipe; to be strangled.
  7. (v. i.) To be checked, as if by choking; to stick.
  8. (v. t.) To hinder or check, as growth, expansion, progress, etc.; to stifle.
  9. (n.) A stoppage or irritation of the windpipe, producing the feeling of strangulation.
  10. (n.) The tied end of a cartridge.


Synonyms:
Asphyxiate, Choking coil, Clog, Congest, Croak, Foul, Fret, Gag, Scrag, Strangle, Suffocate, Throttle,

• Choker Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One who, or that which, chokes.
  2. (n.) A stiff wide cravat; a stock.


Synonyms:
Collar, Garroter, Neckband, Ruff, Ruffle, Strangler, Throttler,

• Chokebore Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) In a shotgun, a bore which is tapered to a slightly smaller diameter at a short distance (usually 2/ to 3 inches) to the rear of the muzzle, in order to prevent the rapid dispersion of the shot.
  2. (v. t.) To provide with a chokebore.
  3. (n.) A shotgun that is made with such a bore.


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