What does the word choke mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The act of choking.

Usage examples for choke

  1. " Maurice," said Lord Dunseveric, this time in quiet, even tones, " take that scoundrel by the throat, and if he offers any resistance choke him." – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham
  2. If we couldn't find out the truth at the trial it's not likely we shall now- unless I choke it out of George. – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  3. The poor girl did her best to choke him, as drowning people will, but, happily, she was too weak for the purpose and he too strong! – The Eagle Cliff by R.M. Ballantyne