Share this entry

Share this page

stifling

Synonyms of stifling in English:

adjective

  • 1 it's stifling and you've got no windows open
    airless, suffocating, oppressive;
    very hot, sweltering;
    informal boiling
    [Antonyms] fresh, airy, cold
  • Definition of stifling in:

    Share this entry

    Share this page

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

    Word of the day tenebrous
    Pronunciation: ˈtenəbrəs
    adjective
    dark; shadowy or obscure