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throat US English

The passage that leads from the back of the mouth of a person or animal

throat US Thesaurus

an inflamed throat

deep throat US English

A person who anonymously supplies information about covert or illegal action in the organization where they work

sore throat US English

A condition marked by pain in the throat, typically caused by inflammation due to a cold or other virus

strep throat US English

A sore throat with fever caused by streptococcal infection

throat microphone US English

A microphone attached to a speaker’s throat and actuated by the larynx

clear one's throat US English

Cough slightly so as to speak more clearly, attract attention, or to express hesitancy before saying something awkward

stick in one's throat US English

Be difficult or impossible to accept; be a source of continuing annoyance

cut one's own throat US English

Bring about one’s own downfall by one’s actions

jump down someone's throat US English

Respond to what someone has said in a sudden and angrily critical way

a lump in the throat US English

A feeling of tightness or dryness in the throat caused by strong emotion, especially sadness

have a frog in one's throat US English

Lose one’s voice or find it hard to speak because of hoarseness

grab someone by the throat US English

Put one’s hands around someone’s throat, typically in an attempt to throttle them

force something down someone's throat US English

Force ideas or material on a person’s attention by repeatedly putting them forward

bluethroat US English

A small, lively thrush found in northern Eurasia and Alaska. The male has a blue throat with a reddish spot in the center

cutthroat US English

A murderer or other violent criminal

cutthroat weaver US English

A small, finchlike African bird of the waxbill family, with speckled brown plumage, a conspicuous crimson throat band, and a rufous belly

clear one's throat in clear US English

Cough slightly so as to speak more clearly, attract attention, or to express hesitancy before saying something awkward

cut one's own throat in throat US English

Bring about one’s own downfall by one’s actions

jump down someone's throat in jump US English

Respond to what someone has said in a sudden and angrily critical way

a lump in the throat in lump1 US English

A feeling of tightness or dryness in the throat caused by strong emotion, especially sadness

force something down someone's throat in throat US English

Force ideas or material on a person’s attention by repeatedly putting them forward

grab someone by the throat in throat US English

Put one’s hands around someone’s throat, typically in an attempt to throttle them

grab something by the throat in throat US English

Seize control of something

cutthroat razor US English

British term for straight razor.

have a frog in one's throat in frog1 US English

Lose one’s voice or find it hard to speak because of hoarseness