Phrasal Verb 'choke'

We have 4 phrasal verb definition related to 'choke'.

Choke off

Meaning:

Stop or restrict

Example:

These guerilla attacks are CHOKING OFF our food shipments.

Choke out

Meaning:

Clog or overwhelm

Example:

Water hyacinth is CHOKING OUT the native vegetation in our rivers.

Choke up

Meaning:

Become tearfully emotional

Example:

Jeff CHOKED UP during his retirement speech.

Choke up

Meaning:

Grip a handle farther from the end for better control

Example:

He CHOKED UP on the bat and hit the ball better.