choky

adjective
\ ˈchō-kē How to pronounce choky (audio) \

Definition of choky

: tending to cause choking or to become choked

First Known Use of choky

1579, in the meaning defined above

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“Choky.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/choky. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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