There are 2 main definitions of choky in English:

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choky 1

Pronunciation: /ˈCHōkē/

adjective (chokier, chokiest)

1Having or causing difficulty in breathing: the whole place was choky with tear gas
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  • His last words were lost on a choky, gasping noise as Honey felt him being ripped out of her arms as he had once before.
  • It had only started a half hour before we noticed it, but fluffy ash was floating in the air before I finished mowing, and it was choky being outside.
  • The air was choky with a blended smell derived from dust and worn boot leather and spilt essences of hops and healthy, unwashed, sweaty bodies.
1.1Breathless and overwhelmed with emotion: “Nick,” she said, suddenly choky
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  • She reached out to hold him and her voice was choky.
  • Mom's voice was choky.

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Syllabification: chok·y

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There are 2 main definitions of choky in English:

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choky 2

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noun

Variant spelling of chokey.

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