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choker

Syllabification: chok·er
Pronunciation: /ˈCHōkər
 
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Definition of choker in English:

noun

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.

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