Hay 2 definiciones de stifle en inglés:

stifle1

Silabificación: sti·fle
Pronunciación: /ˈstīfəl
 
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verbo

[with object]
  • 1Make (someone) unable to breathe properly; suffocate: those in the streets were stifled by the fumes
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The ground gave way as the plants pulled him down, knocking the wind out of his chest, and stealing the air he could have breathed by stifling him with their multitude.
    • When the Indians set fire to the main building as well as the sheds, the flames fanned into a sunburst, and their smoke stifled the people of Fort Mims.
    • Last night I went out and two ladies who were sitting at my table were stifling me with their perfume.
    Sinónimos
    suffocate, choke, asphyxiate, smother, gagairless, suffocating, oppressive; very hot, sweltering; humid, close, muggy
    informal boiling

Derivativos

stifler

Pronunciación: /-f(ə)lər/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • These stiflers of academic success stem from personal experiences related to learning tasks.
  • Perhaps these stiflers of free press have had some profound conversion or just found it expedient for purposes of re-election.

Origen

late Middle English: perhaps from a frequentative of Old French estouffer 'smother, stifle'.

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Palabra del día coloratura
Pronunciación: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

Hay 2 definiciones de stifle en inglés:

stifle2

Silabificación: sti·fle
Pronunciación: /
 
ˈstīfəl/
(also stifle joint)

sustantivo

  • A joint in the legs of horses, dogs, and other animals, equivalent to the knee in humans.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • At necropsy all stifle joints were stable to an anterior drawer force with no significant limitations in passive range of motion.
    • Alas, Tamarillo went down late last night with a knock to the stifle joint incurred over the cross-county and was withdrawn.
    • It primarily occurs in the shoulder or elbow joints, but it can affect the hocks or stifles, too.

Origen

Middle English: of unknown origin.

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