Definition of chokey in English:

chokey

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃəʊki/

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(also choky)

noun (plural chokeys or chokies)

[in singular] British informal , dated
1Prison: they sent old Polgar to the chokey then?
1.1 [mass noun] Imprisonment: three months' chokey

Origin

early 17th century (in the sense 'customs or toll house'): Anglo-Indian, from Hindi caukī ; influenced by choke1.

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