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chokebore

choke·bore
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chohk-bawr, -bohr]
    • /ˈtʃoʊkˌbɔr, -ˌboʊr/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chohk-bawr, -bohr]
    • /ˈtʃoʊkˌbɔr, -ˌboʊr/

Definitions of chokebore word

  • noun chokebore a shotgun bore that becomes narrower towards the muzzle so that the shot is not scattered 3
  • noun chokebore a shotgun having such a bore 3
  • noun chokebore a shotgun bore that tapers toward the muzzle to keep the shot closely bunched 3
  • noun chokebore a gun with such a bore 3
  • noun chokebore a bore in a shotgun that narrows toward the muzzle to prevent shot from scattering too widely. 1
  • noun chokebore a shotgun with such a bore. 1

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Origin of chokebore

First appearance:

before 1870
One of the 26% newest English words
First recorded in 1870-75; choke + bore2

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Parts of speech for Chokebore

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

chokebore popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

chokebore usage trend in Literature

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