choked-off

adj
British
overcome with indignation, fury, ran-cour or another strong emotion. Choked is a very widespread working-class usage, especially in London speech. Choked-off is a less common and more recent variant.
► I tell you I was choked, really bloody choked, when she told me they'd given the contract to someone else.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • choked (-off), be —  Be disgruntled or upset …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • choked — adj British overcome with indignation, fury, ran cour or another strong emotion. Choked is a very widespread working class usage, especially in London speech. Choked off is a less common and more recent variant. ► I tell you I was choked, really… …   Contemporary slang

  • Choked — Choke Choke (ch[=o]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Choked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Choking}.] [OE. cheken, choken; cf. AS. [=a]ceocian to suffocate, Icel. koka to gulp, E. chincough, cough.] 1. To render unable to breathe by filling, pressing upon, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • choke off — verb 1. suppress (Freq. 2) He choked down his rage • Syn: ↑choke down, ↑choke back • Hypernyms: ↑suppress, ↑stamp down, ↑inhibit, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • choke off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms choke off : present tense I/you/we/they choke off he/she/it chokes off present participle choking off past tense choked off past participle choked off choke off something same as choke I, 5) …   English dictionary

  • choke off — {v.} To put a sudden end to; stop abruptly or forcefully. * /It was almost time for the meeting to end, and the presiding officer had to move to choke off debate./ * /The war choked off diamond shipments from overseas./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • choke off — {v.} To put a sudden end to; stop abruptly or forcefully. * /It was almost time for the meeting to end, and the presiding officer had to move to choke off debate./ * /The war choked off diamond shipments from overseas./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • choke\ off — v To put a sudden end to; stop abruptly or forcefully. It was almost time for the meeting to end, and the presiding officer had to move to choke off debate. The war choked off diamond shipments from overseas …   Словарь американских идиом

  • To choke off — Choke Choke (ch[=o]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Choked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Choking}.] [OE. cheken, choken; cf. AS. [=a]ceocian to suffocate, Icel. koka to gulp, E. chincough, cough.] 1. To render unable to breathe by filling, pressing upon, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bite off more than one can chew — {v. phr.}, {informal} To try to do more than you can; be too confident of your ability. * /He bit off more than he could chew when he agreed to edit the paper alone./ * /He started to repair his car himself, but realized that he had bitten off… …   Dictionary of American idioms


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