(noun, verb)


1. a condition caused by blocking the airways to the lungs (as with food or swelling of the larynx)

Definition categories: state, disorder, upset

2. the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

- no evidence that the choking was done by the accused

Similar word(s): strangling, strangulation, throttling

Definition categories: act, asphyxiation, suffocation


1. present participle of choke