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Definition of "smothering" [smothering]

  • Present participle of smother. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "smothering" in a sentence
  • "•Now we know Tony is bad — as in smothering-poor-Larry-to-death bad — and wasn't that a fabulous final twist on 24 (Fox, 9 ET/PT)."
  • "San Jose's relentless offensive pressure was at least as important as its defense in smothering the defending Eastern Conference champions."
  • "Let it wither like an aborted foetus of the human family if it persists in smothering the minds and sinews which constitute its authentic being."