1. present participle of suffocate#English|suffocate


suffocating (plural suffocatings)

  1. suffocation
    • 1897, Mark Twain [pseudonym; Samuel Langhorne Clemens], How to Tell a Story:
      after explosion of thunderous horse-laughter, repeating that nub from time to time through his gaspings and shriekings and suffocatings.

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