Throttle - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a pedal that controls the throttle valve (syn: accelerator, gas, gun)
- kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air (syn: strangle, strangulate)
- reduce the air supply (syn: choke)
He throttled her in a fit of jealous rage.
I'm so mad I could throttle her!
When you press a car's accelerator, it opens the throttle, and the car goes faster.
He grabbed her by the throat and began throttling her.
He pushed the throttle forward.
He pushed the throttle backward.
The team's offense ran full throttle.
present participle: throttling
past tense: throttled
past participle: throttled
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