choking


choking
Synonyms and related words:
abolishment, abolition, annihilation, annulment, asphyxia, asphyxiation, bar, barrier, blank wall, blind alley, blind gut, block, blockade, blockage, blurred, bottleneck, breathy, burking, burning out, burnout, cecum, choke, choked, choking off, clog, congestion, constipation, constrictive, contrary, controlling, costiveness, counterproductive, croaking, crosswise, cul-de-sac, damping, dead end, deracination, dousing, drawling, drawly, drowning, dying, dysphonic, elimination, embolism, embolus, eradication, extermination, extinction, extinguishment, extirpation, fire fighting, flame-out, garrote, going out, gorge, guttural, harsh, hawking, hindering, hindersome, hoarse, impasse, impediment, in the way, inarticulate, indistinct, infarct, infarction, inhibiting, inhibitive, interrupting, interruptive, jam, killing, liquidation, lisping, liver death, megadeath, mispronounced, muzzy, nasal, negation, nullification, obstacle, obstipation, obstructing, obstruction, obstructive, obstruent, occlusive, purge, putting out, quashing, quavering, quenching, repressive, restrictive, rooting out, sealing off, serum death, shaking, shaky, silencing, smotheration, smothering, snuffing, snuffing out, snuffling, squashing, squelching, starvation, stifled, stifling, stop, stoppage, strangled, strangling, strangulation, suffocation, suppression, suppressive, thick, throaty, throttling, tremulous, troublesome, twangy, uprooting, velar, violent death, voiding, watery grave

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Choking — Chok ing, a. 1. That chokes; producing the feeling of strangulation. [1913 Webster] 2. Indistinct in utterance, as the voice of a person affected with strong emotion …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Choking — Chocking redirects here. For the mechanical tool, see Wheel chock. For the act of compressing someone s neck, see Strangling. For other uses, see Choke. Choking Classification and external resources ICD 10 F41.0, R06.8, T17, W78 W80 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • choking — adjective Date: 1556 1. producing the feeling of strangulation < a choking cloud of smog > 2. indistinct in utterance used especially of a person s voice < a low choking laugh > • chokingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • choking — adj British desperate for relief, typically in the form of alcohol or sex. The widespread term, popular, e.g., among university students since the late 1990s, is a shortening of the colloquial phrase choking for (the specified item) . The phrase… …   Contemporary slang

  • Choking — Choke Choke (ch[=o]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Choked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Choking}.] [OE. cheken, choken; cf. AS. [=a]ceocian to suffocate, Icel. koka to gulp, E. chincough, cough.] 1. To render unable to breathe by filling, pressing upon, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • choking — chokingly, adv. /choh king/, adj. 1. (of the voice) husky and strained, esp. because of emotion. 2. causing the feeling of being choked: a choking cloud of smoke. [CHOKE + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • choking — adj. Choking is used with these nouns: ↑sensation, ↑smoke, ↑sob …   Collocations dictionary

  • choking — tʃəʊk n. act of choking; throttle (in a car) v. strangle, block the windpipe; be strangled; block, obstruct; fill full …   English contemporary dictionary

  • choking — chok•ing [[t]ˈtʃoʊ kɪŋ[/t]] adj. 1) (of the voice) husky and strained, esp. because of emotion 2) causing the feeling of being choked: choking gas fumes[/ex] • Etymology: 1560–70 chok′ing•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • choking — /ˈtʃoʊkɪŋ/ (say chohking) adjective 1. so full of emotion one almost chokes: to speak in a choking voice. 2. that causes the sensation of being choked. –chokingly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary


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