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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.
However, in the new millennium women would rather be equipped with stacked bangles, statement earrings, and trendy chokers to face the roaring concrete jungle and keep pace with the professional world.
f1'adf0 Chokers are the hottest trend of the season but one should not go with the flow, rather one should make a wise purchase.
The new design trends for Winter 2017-18 are chokers, dog collars, bib cascades, opera-length and layered necklaces, sometimes four worn one on top of another; Chanel has been doing this always and forever.
We named the chokers MERMAIDS because the beads have a special effect in the light that resembles the shimmer of a mermaid's tail," says Jessica.
Velvet or Lace Chokers: More or less the fall/winter version of the thin black cord chokers that every It-Girl has been wearing for the past eight months.
CHOOSE A CHOKER Part of the seemingly never-ending Nineties revival, chokers have been adopted as the cool-girl necklace of 2016, and they've been seen on the Dior, Alexander Wang and Balmain catwalks too.
CHOOSE A CHOKER PART of the seemingly neverending Nineties revival, chokers have been adopted as the cool-girl necklace of 2016, and they've been seen on the Dior, Alexander Wang and Balmain catwalks too.
THINK: CLASSIC STRIPES WITH THROWBACK CHOKERS, PLAID SHIRTS WITH PRIM SKIRTS AND PLATFORMS WITH, WELL, EVERYTHING.
Chokers are popular for Summer 2016 from New York and London to Paris and Milan.
DESCRIPTION: This project provides for the installation of 26 chokers in the Bungalow Heaven area.
Experienced punters veer away from chokers the way good looking women veer away from me.