Definition of chok
1. choke [ v ] breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion
Examples: "She choked with emotion when she spoke about her deceased husband"
(Dolores Hitchens, Footsteps in the Night....)
He had to cough then ; he went to the window and choked there with the fresh breeze on his face .Synonyms choke Related Terms breathe choking
2. choke [ v ] be too tight; rub or press
Examples: "This neckband is choking the cat"
(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)
Now , Adam , in the gray light of afternoon , stared across at the hut opposite his tent , and thought_of Simms_Purdew lying in there in the gloom , snoring on his bunk , with the fumes of whisky choking the air .Synonyms choke fret gag Related Terms compress choker
3. choke [ v ] struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
Examples: "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"
4. choke [ v ] constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathingSynonyms choke strangle Related Terms compress
5. choke [ v ] wring the neck of
Examples: "The man choked his opponent"
(The Sun, [Baltimore]...)
In another attack , Samuel_Verstandig , 41 , proprietor of a food store in the 2100 block Aiken street , told police two Negroes assaulted him in his store and stole $ 150 from the cash_register after choking and beating him .Synonyms choke scrag Related Terms compress choking scrag
6. choke [ v ] reduce the air supply; of carburetorsSynonyms throttle choke Related Terms enrich accelerator
7. choke [ v ] die (colloquial)
Examples: "The old man finally kicked the bucket"
8. choke [ v ] cause to retch or chokeSynonyms choke gag Related Terms sicken
9. choke [ v ] become or cause to become obstructed
Examples: "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall" "The water pipe is backed up"
10. choke [ n ] a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating currentSynonyms choke_coil choking_coil choke Related Terms coil circuit
11. choke [ v ] check or slow down the action or effect of
Examples: "She choked her anger"
12. choke [ v ] fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation
Examples: "The team should have won hands down but choked, disappointing the coach and the audience"
13. choke [ v ] kill by constricting the throat and preventing from breathing
Examples: "Othello suffocated Desdemona with a pillow"
14. choke [ v ] suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of
Examples: "His job suffocated him"
15. choke [ v ] impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
Examples: "The foul air was slowly suffocating the children"
16. choke [ n ] a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engineSynonyms choke Related Terms valve automatic_choke fuel_system
Rhymes withchalk chock
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