choking choking  /ˈtʃoʊ kɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a condition caused by blocking the airways to the lungs (as with food or swelling of the larynx)
  2. (n) the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

Usage(s):

  1. Vanishing species, melting glaciers, choking pollution for the last few decades, it's been more like covering crime than wandering through the wildflowers.
  2. In a blogosphere choking on its own partisan entrees, The Daily Dish is a welcome meal that's good for you.
  3. Parliamentary tactics in the nation's top legislative body include choking, punching and, on one memorable occasion, using a chain saw.

News

  1. Clarksville man arrested after allegedly choking pregnant woman unconscious

    A Clarksville man was arrested Sunday for allegedly choking a pregnant woman, according to police.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Tennessean

  2. Man charged with choking pregnant woman

    - A Clarksville man was arrested Sunday for allegedly choking a pregnant woman, according to police.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Leaf Chronicle

  3. Little Falls man accused of choking victim during fight

    A Little Falls man was arrested Sunday after allegedly choking another person during a domestic dispute, Little Falls police said.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Observer-Dispatch

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Quotes

  1. "We were the EMTs rushing to the rescue of an economy that suddenly found itself choking, but now we have to perform more serious reform," Frank said.
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: Barney Frank Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The use of protectionist measures is on the rise," Lamy said. "The risk is increasing of such measures choking off trade as an engine of recovery. We must be vigilant because we know that restricting imports only leads your trade partner to...
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: Pascal Lamy Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "Democrats are quietly but very assuredly paving the way for a massive, economy-choking, tax increase," said Rep. Jim McCrery, R-La.
    on Mar 13, 2008 By: Jim McCrery Source: USA Today

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