Main definitions of choky in English

: choky1choky2

choky1

adjective

  • 1Having or causing difficulty in breathing.

    ‘the whole piazza was choky with tear gas’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    1. 1.1 Breathless with emotion.
      ‘‘Nick,’ she said, choky suddenly’
      • ‘She reached out to hold him and her voice was choky.’
      • ‘Mom's voice was choky.’
      overwhelmed, emotional, moved, affected, struck, speechless, at a loss for words, shaken, disturbed
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Pronunciation

choky

/ˈtʃəʊki/

Main definitions of choky in English

: choky1choky2

choky2

noun

Pronunciation

choky

/ˈtʃəʊki/