choked

[[t]tʃo͟ʊkt[/t]]
1) ADJ: ADJ n, v-link ADJ with n If you say something in a choked voice or if your voice is choked with emotion, your voice does not have its full sound, because you are upset or frightened.

`Why did Ben do that?' she asked, in a choked voice...

One young conscript rose with a message of thanks, his voice choked with emotion.

2) ADJ-GRADED: v-link ADJ If you feel choked about something, you are very angry or upset about it. [BRIT, INFORMAL]

I still feel choked about him leaving.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • choked — UK [tʃəʊkt] / US [tʃoʊkt] or choked up UK / US adjective informal feeling so sad, angry, excited etc that you find it difficult to speak I was really choked when I heard the news …   English dictionary

  • choked up — choked UK [tʃəʊkt] / US [tʃoʊkt] or choked up UK / US adjective informal feeling so sad, angry, excited etc that you find it difficult to speak I was really choked when I heard the news …   English dictionary

  • choked — [tʃəukt US tʃoukt] adj [not before noun] BrE very upset ▪ I was really choked when I heard he d died …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • choked up — variant UK US Main entry: choked …   Useful english dictionary

  • choked up — [ ,tʃoukt ʌp ] adjective INFORMAL feeling so sad, angry, excited, etc. that you find it difficult to speak …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • choked — adj. blocked choked with (choked with weeds) * * * [ blocked ] choked with (choked with weeds) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • choked up — adj. (all) choked up with (choked up with emotion) * * * (all) choked up with (choked up with emotion) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • choked — adj British overcome with indignation, fury, ran cour or another strong emotion. Choked is a very widespread working class usage, especially in London speech. Choked off is a less common and more recent variant. ► I tell you I was choked, really… …   Contemporary slang

  • Choked — Choke Choke (ch[=o]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Choked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Choking}.] [OE. cheken, choken; cf. AS. [=a]ceocian to suffocate, Icel. koka to gulp, E. chincough, cough.] 1. To render unable to breathe by filling, pressing upon, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • choked — mod. having to do with overly diluted drugs. □ This stuff is choked. Don’t score with that guy again. □ Why is this stuff so stepped on you know, choked? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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