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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [choh-ker]
    • /ˈtʃoʊ kər/
    • /ˈtʃəʊ.kər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [choh-ker]
    • /ˈtʃoʊ kər/

Definitions of choker word

  • countable noun choker A choker is a necklace or band of material that fits very closely round a woman's neck. 3
  • noun choker a woman's high collar, popular esp in the late 19th century 3
  • noun choker any neckband or necklace worn tightly around the throat 3
  • noun choker a high clerical collar; stock 3
  • noun choker a person who chokes 3
  • noun choker something that causes a person to choke 3

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Origin of choker

First appearance:

before 1545
One of the 30% oldest English words
First recorded in 1545-55; choke + -er1

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Choker


choker popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 79% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

choker usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for choker

noun choker

  • necklace — a piece of jewelry consisting of a string of stones, beads, jewels, or the like, or a chain of gold, silver, or other metal, for wearing around the neck.
  • rosary — Roman Catholic Church. a series of prayers, usually consisting of 15 decades of aves, each decade being preceded by a paternoster and followed by a Gloria Patri, one of the mysteries or events in the life of Christ or the Virgin Mary being recalled at each decade. a string of beads used for counting these prayers during their recitation. a similar string of beads consisting of five decades.
  • chaplet — an ornamental wreath of flowers, beads, etc, worn on the head
  • pendant — a hanging ornament, as an earring or the main piece suspended from a necklace.
  • pearls — a basic stitch in knitting, the reverse of the knit, formed by pulling a loop of the working yarn back through an existing stitch and then slipping that stitch off the needle. Compare knit (def 11).

Antonyms for choker

noun choker

  • plainness — clear or distinct to the eye or ear: a plain trail to the river; to stand in plain view.

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