Definition of choker
1 : one that chokes
2 : something (such as a collar or necklace) worn closely about the throat or neck
Examples of choker in a Sentence
They called him a choker when he missed the shot that would have won the game.
a pearl choker closely wrapped around her throat
Recent Examples of choker from the Web
Necklace: Suede and bronze skull choker, $72, Diadem Jewelry.
In her 10 years on the tour up that point, Novotna had earned a reputation as a choker, dropping close matches at major tournaments time and again.
The picture shows her wearing layered earrings, sporting two different chokers, and strategically covering her chest.
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To glam it up, Cleveland swapped the straw hat from the runway for a diamond choker.
Boosting the glamour quotient were the accessories: sparkling drop earrings, a choker, watch and rings, all by Chopard, of course.
Lela Rose had chokers, Hayley Paige, Romona Keveza.
Along with an embellished scarf, Abraham layered on the accessories, including a heavy gold chain and pendant, a henna ink choker and a gold headpiece.
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First Known Use of choker
CHOKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of choker for English Language Learners
: a necklace that fits closely around the neck
: a person who fails to do something because of nervousness : a person who chokes
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