have a frog in one's throat

idiom

Definition of have a frog in one's throat

: to be unable to speak normally because one's throat is dry and hoarse

Learn More about have a frog in one's throat

Statistics for have a frog in one's throat

Cite this Entry

“Have a frog in one's throat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20frog%20in%20one%27s%20throat. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

Comments on have a frog in one's throat

What made you want to look up have a frog in one's throat? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

July 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • papercraft sunset
  • Which is a synonym of mien?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

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!