Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

choke chain


Simple Definition of choke chain

  • : a chain for controlling a dog that is put around the dog's neck and that tightens when the end of the chain is pulled

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of choke chain

  1. :  a collar that may be tightened as a noose and that is used especially in training and controlling powerful or stubborn dogs —called also choke collar


First Known Use of choke chain


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up choke chain? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).