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choker Syllabification: chok·er
Pronunciation: /ˈCHōkər/

Definition of choker in English:


1A necklace or ornamental band of fabric that fits closely around the neck.
Example sentences
  • Finger-rings and ear-studs, stone necklaces and ornamental chokers, brightly hued bracelets and innovatively shaped pendants are there in rich profusion.
  • She makes each piece of her jewellery - chokers, necklaces, bracelets, rings, watchbands - out of literally hundreds of the little suckers.
  • Necklaces, rings, bracelets, anklets, chokers, earrings, and some articles I couldn't have begun to guess at dazzled my vision.
1.1A clerical or other high collar.
Example sentences
  • Sorrow and I looked around at the chokers and collars.
  • He was eight years old when he and other boys, dressed in their Sunday special outfits of swallow-tail coats with a white choker collar, formed a guard of honour for Mr Thompson before a wonderful tea was served.
2North American A cable looped around a log to drag it.
Example sentences
  • We lowered a man inside the pipe, he wrapped a choker around the auger, and we pulled the auger out.

Words that rhyme with choker

Asoka, broker, carioca, coca, croaker, evoker, invoker, joker, mediocre, ochre (US ocher), poker, provoker, revoker, Rioja, smoker, soaker, soca, Stoker, tapioca
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