Definition of Strangling

1. Noun. The act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe. "No evidence that the choking was done by the accused"

Exact synonyms: Choking, Strangulation, Throttling
Generic synonyms: Asphyxiation, Suffocation
Derivative terms: Choke, Choke, Strangle, Strangle, Strangulate, Throttle



Definition of Strangling

1. Verb. (present participle of ''strangle'') ¹

2. Noun. The crime of killing by strangling. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strangling

1. strangle [v] - See also: strangle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Strangling

stranging
strangle
strangleable
strangled
stranglehold
strangleholds
stranglement
stranglements
strangler
strangler fig
strangler tree
stranglers
strangles
stranglest
strangleth
strangling (current term)
stranglingly
stranglings
strangolapreti
strangulate
strangulated
strangulates
strangulating
strangulation
strangulations
stranguric
stranguries
strangurious
strangury
strannik

Literary usage of Strangling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. John G. Paton, Missionary to the New Hebrides: An Autobiography by John Gibson Paton (1898)
"The Trader's Retribution. — Worship and War. — Saved from strangling. — Wrath Restrained. — Under the Axe. ..."

2. The Law Relative to Commitments & Convictions by Justices of the Peace: With by John Frederick Archbold (1828)
"Murder by strangling. Commencement, as ante, p. 18.] on the day of , in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty- eight, at , in the said ..."

3. Missions in Western Polynesia: Being Historical Sketches of These Missions by Archibald Wright Murray (1863)
"... of laws suggested—tour of the island—visit of messrs. hardie and sunderland, in october, 1854 —attempt to revive the practice of strangling—biographical ..."

4. Publications (1853)
"In consequence of this, the blood-shedding, strangling, and burning of the saints, was the more increased, as appears from the following martyrs. ..."

5. ... The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1892)
"... about the destiny of nine tenths of whom you know the opinions that would have been taught by those old man-roasting, woman-strangling dogmatists. ..."

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