Definition of suffocating in US English:

suffocating

adjective

  • 1Causing difficulty in breathing.

    ‘the suffocating heat’
    1. 1.1 Making one feel trapped and oppressed.
      ‘some marriages can at times feel suffocating’

Pronunciation

suffocating

/ˈsəfəkeɪdɪŋ//ˈsəfəkādiNG/