a lump in one's throat

Definition of a lump in one's throat

:a tight feeling in the throat that a person gets when about to start crying or when trying not to cry
  • The movie's final scene left me with a lump in my throat.

Word by Word Definitions

lump play
  1. : a piece or mass of indefinite size and shape

  2. : aggregate, totality

  3. : majority

  1. : to group indiscriminately

  2. : to make into lumps

  3. : to move noisily and clumsily

  1. : not divided into parts : entire

  1. : to put up with

throat play
  1. : the part of the neck in front of the spinal column

  2. : the passage through the neck to the stomach and lungs

  3. : voice

  1. : to utter in the throat : mutter

  2. : to sing or enunciate in a throaty voice


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