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choke

 (chōk)
v. choked, chok·ing, chokes
v.tr.
1. To interfere with the respiration of by compression or obstruction of the larynx or trachea.
2.
a. To check or slow down the movement, growth, or action of: a garden that was choked by weeds.
b. To block up or obstruct by filling or clogging: Mud choked the drainpipe.
c. To fill up completely; jam: Major commuter arteries were choked with stalled traffic.
3. To reduce the air intake of (a carburetor), thereby enriching the fuel mixture.
4. Sports To grip (a bat or racket, for example) at a point nearer the hitting surface.
v.intr.
1. To have difficulty in breathing, swallowing, or speaking.
2. To become blocked up or obstructed.
3. Sports To shorten one's grip on the handle of a bat or racket. Often used with up.
4. To fail to perform effectively because of nervous agitation or tension, especially in an athletic contest: choked by missing an easy putt on the final hole.
n.
1. The act or sound of choking.
2.
a. Something that constricts or chokes.
b. A slight narrowing of the barrel of a shotgun serving to concentrate the shot.
3. A device used in an internal-combustion engine to enrich the fuel mixture by reducing the flow of air to the carburetor.
4. The fibrous inedible center of an artichoke head.
Phrasal Verbs:
choke back
To hold back; suppress: choked back his tears.
choke off
To bring to an end as if by choking: "Treasury borrowing of existing savings would drive up the interest rate and choke off economic activity" (Paul Craig Roberts).
choke up
To be unable to speak because of strong emotion.

[Middle English choken, short for achoken, from Old English āceōcian : ā-, intensive pref. + cēoce, cēace, jaw, cheek.]

choked

(tʃəʊkt)
adj
informal Brit annoyed or disappointed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.choked - stopped up; clogged up; "clogged pipes"; "clogged up freeways"; "streets choked with traffic"
obstructed - shut off to passage or view or hindered from action; "a partially obstructed passageway"; "an obstructed view"; "justice obstructed is not justice"
Translations

choked

[ˈtʃəʊkt] ADJ
1. (= strangled) a choked cryun grito ahogado or entrecortado
in a choked voicecon voz entrecortada
choked with emotionahogado por la emoción
2. (Brit) (= angry, upset) → disgustado
I still feel choked about him leavingaún me dura el disgusto de que se fuera

choked

[ˈtʃəʊkt] adj
[voice] → étranglé(e)
a voice choked with emotion
BUT une voix émue.
(British) (= annoyed) → dégoûté(e)

choked

adj (inf)pikiert
References in classic literature ?
Chanticleer ran as fast as he could to the river, and said, 'River, give me some water, for Partlet lies in the mountain, and will be choked by a great nut.
There was much quarreling between the Growleywogs and Phanfasms, and one of the wee-headed Whimsies got angry at General Guph and choked him until he nearly stopped breathing.
The summer-house was choked up by creeping plants; and the appearance of the creepers was followed by the appearance of the birds of night.
A WOLF, who in devouring a man had choked himself with a bunch of keys, asked an ostrich to put her head down his throat and pull them out, which she did.
The pirate's hissing, "Die, cursed thern," was half choked in his windpipe by my clutching fingers.
Still reluctant to surrender his hold upon his prize, he beat futilely at the face of his enemy, but at last the agony of choking compelled him to drop the girl and grapple madly with the man who choked him with one hand and rained mighty and merciless blows upon his face and head with the other.
The scream which had been coming almost choked him.
The ancient Kings of Egypt conveyed the waters of the Nile to this place by an artificial canal, now so choked with sand, that there are scarce any marks remaining of so noble and beneficial a work.
Trent turned his back upon him in a fit of passion which choked down all speech.
choked Nancy, trying to swallow the lump in her throat.
Yonder was a path that he had ofttimes trod of a mellow evening, with Little John beside him; here was one, now nigh choked with brambles, along which he and a little band had walked when they went forth to seek a certain curtal friar.