choker

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noun chok·er \ˈchō-kər\

Definition of choker

  1. 1 :  one that chokes

  2. 2 :  something (as a collar or necklace) worn closely about the throat or neck

Examples of choker in a sentence

  1. They called him a choker when he missed the shot that would have won the game.

  2. <a pearl choker closely wrapped around her throat>

Circa 1552

First Known Use of choker

circa 1552


CHOKER Defined for English Language Learners

choker

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noun chok·er \ˈchō-kər\

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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