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Definition of "choker" [chok•er]

  • One that chokes or suffocates another. (noun)
  • Something that fits closely around the neck or throat, as: (noun)
  • A tight-fitting necklace. (noun)
  • A high, tight collar. (noun)
  • A narrow neckpiece of fur. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "choker" in a sentence
  • "That's why the notion of Mickelson being a choker is preposterous."
  • ""The word choker came up," Dale Steyn said after his side had sealed that series away in Australia, "but we don't have that kind of history on us.""
  • "But what’s the primary we utter when we glom a muffin - choker?"