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CHOKER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does choker mean? 

CHOKER (noun)
  The noun CHOKER has 4 senses:

1. someone who kills by strangling
2. an unfortunate person who is unable to perform effectively because of nervous tension or agitation
3. necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck
4. a high tight collar

  Familiarity information: CHOKER used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHOKER (noun)


Sense 1choker [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who kills by strangling

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

choker; garroter; garrotter; throttler; strangler

Hypernyms ("choker" is a kind of...):

killer; slayer (someone who causes the death of a person or animal)


Sense 2choker [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An unfortunate person who is unable to perform effectively because of nervous tension or agitation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Context example:

he could win if he wasn't a choker

Hypernyms ("choker" is a kind of...):

unfortunate; unfortunate person (a person who suffers misfortune)


Sense 3choker [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

neckband; dog collar; choker; collar

Hypernyms ("choker" is a kind of...):

necklace (jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women))


Sense 4choker [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A high tight collar

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

neck ruff; ruff; ruffle; choker

Hypernyms ("choker" is a kind of...):

collar; neckband (a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "choker"):

fraise (a ruff for the neck worn in the 16th century)


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