choking
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈtʃəʊkɪŋ/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈtʃoʊkɪŋ/
Noun

choking (plural chokings)

  1. The process in which a person's airway becomes blocked, resulting in asphyxia in cases that are not treated promptly.
  2. The act of coughing when a foreign object (i.e. food, beverages) becomes lodged in a person's airway.
Verb
  1. present participle of choke#English|choke



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