throt·​tle·​hold ˈthrä-tᵊl-ˌhōld How to pronounce throttlehold (audio)
: a vicious, strangling, or stultifying control

Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of throttlehold was in 1935

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Cite this Entry

“Throttlehold.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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