• WordNet 3.6
    • n choker a high tight collar
    • n choker necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck
    • n choker an unfortunate person who is unable to perform effectively because of nervous tension or agitation "he could win if he wasn't a choker"
    • n choker someone who kills by strangling
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Choker A stiff wide cravat; a stock.
    • Choker One who, or that which, chokes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n choker One who or that which chokes; that which induces a feeling of strangulation; something difficult to swallow.
    • n choker That which puts another to silence; that which cannot be answered.
    • n choker A neckcloth: as, “a white choker,”
    • n choker In milit. engin., a chain with wooden staves attached to the ends, employed to compress and measure the circumference of fascines.
    • n choker In lumbering, a noose of wire rope by which a log is dragged.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Choker one who chokes: a neckerchief
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Prob. from sound.


In literature:

He had given Loki the nickname of "Parson" because of his white choker and dignified visage.
"Viking Boys" by Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
Doris had uttered an ejaculation of delight when she saw it one morning, a big black fellow with white feet and a white choker.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
He advanced and recognized Snorky Green's red choker tie, which was particularly dear to his young sartorial fancy.
"Skippy Bedelle" by Owen Johnson
Pope Caesar, the publican, in his chapel hat and white choker!
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
You in the white choker, look hard while yer at it, and you'll know us again.
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
When the cradle is nearly filled, the fascine is compressed or =choked= by the =fascine choker=, Fig.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
If I'd a been born with a little white choker round my swan's-down, I'd have shouted the news from the mulberry tree.
"Aladdin of London" by Sir Max Pemberton
He had a large great coat on, buttoned up to the neck, and a huge choker round his throat.
"The Macdermots of Ballycloran" by Anthony Trollope
A white choker rivaled in hue the tooth-pick collar of the melancholy individual.
"The Strollers" by Frederic S. Isham
He held carefully in his hands a black derby hat, and a starched collar of the "choker" variety.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer

In news:

Its primary function is to prevent the choker from going slack and the load spreading after being unhooked.
Bobbi Britt was the leading scorer for the Chokers , with 16 points.
The Chokers will visit Olympic Community College on Nov 28.
Red Devils 42, Chokers 28.
"We turned the ball over a little too much," said Choker coach Christine Nelson.
The Chokers will face Lower Columbia in a loser-out contest at 11 am today.
The Chokers rallied to within four with about two minutes remaining, but the Chukars from Eastern Oregon sealed the victory from the foul line.
Dale Hansen A Choker 's delight.
Sarah Burton's McQueen show included high chokers clustered with jeweled bees.
The mixture of CO2 and moisture — in addition to some creosote—is then drawn through a "choker" (positioned between the hearth and the charcoal grate) and forced into the embers at the lower part of the tank before leaving the gasifier .
Her skirt, gloves, and skeleton choker are all handmade.
Dazzling Denzel Valentine on 'choker leash,' according to Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo.
Choker men bow in own tourney.
Choker women bow out of tourney.
Dazzling Denzel Valentine on 'choker leash,' according to Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo.