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See definition of choking on Dictionary.com
  • as inbreathless
  • as intight
  • as inconstriction
  • as ininterference
  • as instricture

synonyms for choking

  • asthmatic
  • blown
  • emphysematous
  • exhausted
  • gasping
  • gulping
  • out of breath
  • panting
  • short of breath
  • short-winded
  • spent
  • stertorous
  • wheezing
  • winded
  • airtight
  • fast
  • short
  • uncomfortable
  • blind
  • blocked
  • bolted
  • clumped
  • crushing
  • cutting
  • fastened
  • firm
  • fixed
  • hermetic
  • hermetically sealed
  • impenetrable
  • impermeable
  • impervious
  • locked
  • nailed
  • obstructed
  • padlocked
  • pinching
  • plugged
  • proof
  • secure
  • shrunken
  • shut
  • skintight
  • slammed
  • smothering
  • snapped
  • sound
  • stopped up
  • tied
  • tied-up
  • watertight
  • narrowing
  • binding
  • compression
  • constraint
  • contraction
  • cramp
  • impediment
  • limitation
  • pressure
  • reduction
  • restriction
  • squeezing
  • stenosis
  • stricture
  • tightness

antonyms for choking

MOST RELEVANT
  • breathy
  • calm
  • loose
  • open
  • slack
  • unsealed
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How to use choking in a sentence

I just couldn’t live anymore with the frustrations and emotional choking of trying to hide my private life—I couldn’t have a satisfactory private life.
BARNEY FRANK LOOKS BACK—AND FORWARD—AFTER DECADES OF LGBTQ ADVOCACYMADELEINE CARLISLEOCTOBER 19, 2021TIME
To prevent choking, the researchers attached lanyards to the nonedible models.
FATHER-SON BOND INSPIRES SWEETS THAT MODEL THE SHAPES OF MOLECULESCARMEN DRAHLJUNE 30, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Once the researchers attached lanyards to the nonedible models to prevent choking, the team tested how well 281 college students and 31 grade schoolers could tell edible or nonedible models apart while blindfolded.
A SWEET FATHER-SON BOND INSPIRES TASTY NEW MOLECULE MODELSCARMEN DRAHLMAY 28, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Unfortunately the doctor accidentally applied too much and soon Ruth was in agony and choking.
THIS YEAR'S WORLD SERIES ISN'T THE FIRST PLAYED DURING A PANDEMIC. HERE'S WHAT HAPPENED TO BASEBALL IN 1918MELISSA AUGUSTOCTOBER 23, 2020TIME
The noise of his slumbers culminated in a sudden, choking grunt, and abruptly ceased.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
No doubt, even in these choking circumstances, childish feeling may now and again peep out.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
And no sooner had she guessed it than, with a choking sob, she told herself that what madame could do that could she also.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He was choking down a sob when he caught sight of some women with packs upon their backs.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
But Lasseroe was out of control now and he was choking the life out of Daisy Hennifer.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
But he now spoke to one bereft of sense—of any feeling save that of choking, withering, blighting agony.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHOKING

  • asthmatic
  • blown
  • choking
  • emphysematous
  • exhausted
  • gasping
  • gulping
  • out of breath
  • panting
  • short of breath
  • short-winded
  • spent
  • stertorous
  • wheezing
  • winded
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.