Definition Of strangle


squeeze or constrict the neck of (a person or animal), especially so as to cause death.

the victim was strangled with a scarf

Example Of strangle

  • A strangled laugh escaped her throat as she clung to him tighter, squeezing her eyes shut.

  • A strangled noise came from the woman's throat.

  • A strangled scream escaped my throat as the great white shark ripped the protective cage to pieces, as if it was made of matchwood…

  • A strangled sob forced its way past my constricted throat muscles.

  • Althia broke off, emitting a strangled noise in her throat and burying her face in Briar's shoulder.

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