adj. tending to choke n. (British) prison (Slang)

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  • choky — /choh kee/, adj., chokier, chokiest. tending to choke: a choky collar. [1570 80; CHOKE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • choky — choky1 adjective (chokier, chokiest) 1》 having or causing difficulty in breathing. 2》 breathless with emotion. choky2 noun variant spelling of chokey …   English new terms dictionary

  • choky — /ˈtʃoʊki/ (say chohkee) noun 1. Colloquial → chokey. –adjective (chokier, chokiest) 2. tending to choke or suffocate one. 3. feeling choked or suffocated …  

  • choky — [chōk′ē] adj. chokier, chokiest 1. inclined to choke 2. suffocating; stifling: Also sp. chokey …   English World dictionary

  • choky — 1. n. (also chokey) (pl. ies or eys) Brit. sl. prison. Etymology: orig. Anglo Ind., f. Hindi cauki shed 2. adj. (chokier, chokiest) tending to choke or to cause choking …   Useful english dictionary

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