throttlehold

noun
throt·​tle·​hold | \ ˈthrä-tᵊl-ˌhōld How to pronounce throttlehold (audio) \

Definition of throttlehold

: a vicious, strangling, or stultifying control

First Known Use of throttlehold

1935, in the meaning defined above

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“Throttlehold.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/throttlehold. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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