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adj. chok·i·er, chok·i·est
1. Likely to cause choking.
2. Tending to become choked.
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(ˈtʃəʊkɪ) or


adj, chokier or chokiest
involving, caused by, or causing choking
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(ˈtʃoʊ ki)

adj. chok•i•er, chok•i•est.
tending to cause the feeling of being choked: a choky collar.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.choky - British slang (dated) for a prison
prison, prison house - a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
Adj.1.choky - so tight as to tend to choke; "a choky collar"
tight - closely constrained or constricted or constricting; "tight skirts"; "he hated tight starched collars"; "fingers closed in a tight fist"; "a tight feeling in his chest"
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[ˈtʃəʊkɪ] N (= prison) → trena f; (= cell) → unidad f de aislamiento
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References in classic literature ?
The fire had only just been lighted, and it was not hot; but there was a white choky smoke from the green sticks.
Laurie drew his hand across his eyes, but could not speak till he had subdued the choky feeling in his throat and steadied his lips.
To our intense relief an answer came back in a choky voice.
"I don't know why, Martin," she had answered, with a choky little laugh, "but it seems as if I just can't bear to give it up."
The allusion to his mother made Tom feel rather choky, and he would have liked to have hugged his father well, if it hadn't been for the recent stipulation.
We shook hands, and he was so earnest and so kind that it made me quite choky.
"Very well," said Charlotte, with a choky abruptness that was new to him, though familiar to Lucy.
"Near the pretty little woman in white?" asked a middle-aged gentleman seated by the querist's side, with orders in his button, and several under-waistcoats, and a great, choky, white stock.
A high-calorie and greasy breakfast that included milky tea, oily potato wedges, carcinogenic sausages and choky ndumas which have been painstakingly grown by poor Kenyan farmers was served in copious amounts in a feast befitting our insatiable leaders.
Khalid Mahmood directed the officials of police choky to keep patrolling in the premises of the hospital round the clock to ensure security of the visitors.