have a frog in one's throat

Definition of have a frog in one's throat

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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  any of various largely aquatic leaping anuran amphibians (as ranids) that have slender bodies with smooth moist skin and strong long hind legs with webbed feet — compare toad

    :  the triangular elastic horny pad in the middle of the sole of the foot of a horse — see hoof illustration

    :  a loop attached to a belt to hold a weapon or tool

  1. :  the part of the neck in front of the spinal column

    :  the passage through the neck to the stomach and lungs

    :  voice

  1. :  to utter in the throat :  mutter

    :  to sing or enunciate in a throaty voice

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