choky

adjective
\ ˈchō-kē \

Definition of choky 

: tending to cause choking or to become choked

First Known Use of choky

1579, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about choky

Dictionary Entries near choky

choko

chokra

Chokwe

choky

chol-

chola

cholam

Statistics for choky

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for choky

The first known use of choky was in 1579

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on choky

See words that rhyme with choky

Comments on choky

What made you want to look up choky? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

alleviating pain or harshness

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!