choke down

Definition of choke down

informal

  1. :  to eat (something) with difficulty or without enjoyment The meal was overcooked, but I managed to choke down a few bites.

Word by Word Definitions

chokeplay
  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: such as

downplay
  1. :  toward or in a lower physical position

    :  to a lying or sitting position

    :  toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom

  1. :  down (see 1down) along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on

  1. :  to cause to go or come down (see 1down) : such as

    :  to cause to fall by or as if by shooting :  bring down

    :  consume

  1. :  occupying a low position

    :  lying on the ground

    :  directed or going downward

  1. :  descent, depression

    :  an instance of putting down someone (such as an opponent in wrestling)

    :  a complete play to advance the ball

  1. :  an undulating usually treeless upland with sparse soil

    :  a sheep of any breed originating in the downs of southern England

  1. :  a covering of soft fluffy feathers

    :  these feathers

    :  something soft and fluffy like down


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