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throat British & World English

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

throat English Thesaurus

guttural

cut-throat British & World English

A murderer or other violent criminal

deep throat British & World English

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

sore throat British & World English

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

cut-throat English Thesaurus

a band of robbers and cut-throats

strep throat British & World English

A sore throat with fever caused by streptococcal infection

throat microphone British & World English

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

clear one's throat British & World English

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

cut-throat razor British & World English

A razor having a long blade set in a handle, usually folding like a penknife

cut-throat weaver British & World English

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

stick in one's throat British & World English

(Of words) be difficult or impossible to say

cut one's own throat British & World English

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

jump down someone's throat British & World English

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

a lump in the throat British & World English

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

have a frog in one's throat British & World English

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

grab someone by the throat British & World English

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

force something down someone's throat British & World English

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

bluethroat British & World English

A songbird resembling the robin, found in northern Eurasia and Alaska. The male has a blue throat with a red or white spot in the centre

cut-throat in cut-throat weaver British & World English

A small finch-like 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 British & World 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 British & World English

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

jump down someone's throat in jump British & World English

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

stick in one's throat in stick2 British & World English

(Of words) be difficult or impossible to say

a lump in the throat in lump1 British & World English

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

force something down someone's throat in throat British & World English

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

grab someone by the throat in throat British & World English

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

cut-throat trout in cut-throat British & World English

A trout of western North America, with red or orange markings under the jaw

cut-throat finch in cut-throat weaver British & World English

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

have a frog in one's throat in frog1 British & World English

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