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Choker   Listen

Someone who kills by strangling.  Synonyms: garroter, garrotter, strangler, throttler.
An unfortunate person who is unable to perform effectively because of nervous tension or agitation.
Necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck.  Synonyms: collar, dog collar, neckband.
A high tight collar.  Synonyms: neck ruff, ruff, ruffle.

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"Choker" Quotes from Famous Books

... said, 'it was such a choker; the beast griped so hard, I couldn't get a chance to kick his shins; it was all grip and tumble. I think he must have hit me on the head, it feels rather sore.' Brave old Ned, throat and head both bore marks of the fellow's violence for more ...
— Leslie Ross: - or, Fond of a Lark • Charles Bruce

... fixed her eyes upon a very bad oil-portrait of Great-grandfather Burtwell, an elderly man of a wooden countenance, in stock and choker, surmounting an expanse of black broadcloth which occupied two-thirds of ...
— A Bookful of Girls • Anna Fuller

... which makes him so admirable as a pastor. "Is he social?" a friend asked me the other day. Yes. He is social. But that is not all. Mr. Work was social. But he was always a minister. He went about the streets in a metaphysical white choker and black gown. He was everywhere professional. When he opened the subject of personal religion he did it with an introduction as formal and stately as that with which he habitually began his sermons. He formally inducted ...
— Laicus - The experiences of a Layman in a Country Parish • Lyman Abbott

... therefore, that we have done wrong in quitting the fashion of the seventeenth century as to cravats; we have adopted a stiff and a common material, and we have lost all opportunity of enjoyment, as well as of ornament. If you ever indulge in a white choker, good reader, only reflect for a minute on what you have round your neck—a yard and a half of stuff, the intrinsic value of which may be a couple of shillings, plus a pennyworth of starch, plus a neck as thick as an ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 356, June, 1845 • Various

... and went back to his rooms. At four o'clock he received a visitor. Parson Homo, cleanly shaved and attired in a well-fitting black coat and white choker, seemed more real to the detective than the Parson Homo he had met on the ...
— The Green Rust • Edgar Wallace

... side seams are curved so that a clinging effect is produced at the sides. Jabbots of lace extending down the front, and a prettily bowed ribbon at the right shoulder, with a standing collar at the neck, and a linen choker collar give the ...
— Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 1, January 5, 1884. - A Weekly Journal for the Farm, Orchard and Fireside • Various

Words linked to "Choker" :   slayer, unfortunate, garrotter, unfortunate person, necklace, fraise, killer, choke

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