Phrasal Verb 'Choke'

We have 4 phrasal verb definitions 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.