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(all) choked up

Definition of (all) choked up

  1. close to crying and/or having difficulty talking due to strong emotion <She got all choked up when she saw her daughter in her wedding dress.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

    :  as much as possible

    :  every member or individual component of

  1. :  wholly, quite

    :  only, exclusively

    :  just

  1. :  the whole number, quantity, or amount :  totality

    : used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness

    :  everybody, everything

  1. :  the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

chokeplay choked
  1. :  to check or block normal breathing of by compressing or obstructing the trachea or by poisoning or adulterating available air

    :  to check or hinder the growth, development, or activity of

    :  to obstruct by filling up or clogging

  1. :  the filamentous inedible center of an artichoke flower head

    :  an artichoke flower head

    :  something that obstructs passage or flow: as

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated

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to permeate or influence as if by dyeing

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