choking


chok·ing

adjective \ˈchō-kiŋ\

Definition of CHOKING

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>
chok·ing·ly \-kiŋ-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of CHOKING

1556

Rhymes with CHOKING

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