choker


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chok·er

 (chō′kər)
n.
1. One that chokes or suffocates another.
2. Something that fits closely around the neck or throat, as:
a. A tight-fitting necklace.
b. A high, tight collar.
c. A narrow neckpiece of fur.

choker

(ˈtʃəʊkə)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a woman's high collar, popular esp in the late 19th century
2. (Clothing & Fashion) any neckband or necklace worn tightly around the throat
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a high clerical collar; stock
4. a person who chokes
5. something that causes a person to choke

chok•er

(ˈtʃoʊ kər)

n.
1. one that chokes.
2. something fitting snugly around the neck, as a necklace or high collar.
[1545–55]

choker

A necklace or neckband that fits tightly around a woman’s throat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.choker - someone who kills by strangling
killer, slayer - someone who causes the death of a person or animal
2.choker - an unfortunate person who is unable to perform effectively because of nervous tension or agitation; "he could win if he wasn't a choker"
unfortunate, unfortunate person - a person who suffers misfortune
3.choker - necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck
necklace - jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)
4.choker - a high tight collarchoker - a high tight collar      
collar, neckband - a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
fraise - a ruff for the neck worn in the 16th century
Translations

choker

[ˈtʃəʊkəʳ] N
1. (= necklace) → gargantilla f (hum) → cuello m alto
2. (Mech) → obturador m
3. (= disappointment) → fastidio m
4. (esp US) (= person) → agobiado/a m/f

choker

n (= collar)Vatermörder m; (= necklace)enger Halsreif; (of velvet etc)Kropfband nt

choker

[ˈtʃəʊkəʳ] ncollana giracollo
References in classic literature ?
In breeches and gaiters, broad-brimmed hat, grey coat, speckled choker,' said the waiter.
The first things that must be made clear about golf and betting is that 96 per cent of pros will be labelled a choker at least once in their career.
Beaded choker, pounds 10, bracelet, pounds 8, both Oasis.
There's a 16in choker for only pounds 10, or a 20in necklace for only pounds 15.
Net top, pounds 25, choker, pounds 10, belt, pounds 12, earrings, pounds 30 and PVC bra, pounds 22, Ad Hoc, flare jeans, pounds 39.
Beaded choker (worn as bracelet), from pounds 15, Mikey (0171 287 1232).
Aguilera wore a platinum and diamond choker attached to a black satin ribbon, a long, chunky platinum and diamond chain and a platinum, diamond and onyx cross pendant.
To label DiMarco a choker after he had dragged himself back from a four-shot deficit to take Tiger into a play-off simply shows that it is impossible to finish second in a golf tournament without some clown questioning your mental resolve.
We're a different type of choker, we choke other teams to death.
Guests included Andie MacDowell, who looked ravishing in a Chopard white gold diamond and ruby Pushkin Collection choker with matching earrings, Angie Everhart, who wore Chopard's heart-shaped Happy Diamonds collection, Jean Claude van Damme, George Clooney and Ursula Andress.
Items for sale include a choker Edwards gave his wife when she completed work on his film Victor/Victoria, and a Cartier diamond pendant and 18-carat gold watch presented to her when she completed another of his films, 10.