strangledstrangled | meaning of strangled in Collins Dictionariesstrangled meaning, definition, what is strangled: (of an utterance) suppressed by or as if by swallowing suddenly: Learn more.(of an utterance) suppressed by or as if by swallowing suddenlyWhat does strangled mean and how do you use strangled in a sentence?[URL]/strangled
adjective(of an utterance) suppressed by or as if by swallowingsuddenly ⇒ 'I'll go now,' Justin said in a strangled voice., ⇒ In a strangled voice he said, 'It's going to be awful without you.', ⇒ Sue let out a strangled cry of shock., ⇒ Sebastian heard a strangled scream., ⇒ Somehow, a strangled sob escaped his lips.
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adjective [ADJ n]A strangled voice or cry sounds unclear because the throat muscles of the person speaking or crying are tight. [literary] ⇒ In a strangled voice he said, 'This place is going to be unthinkable without you.' ⇒ Sue let out a strangled cry of shock.
Example sentences containing 'strangled'
You know, Brannigan, sometimes I wish the guy who invented the drum machine had been strangled at birth.Val McDermid KICK BACKHe said in a strangled voice: `I'll kill you for this, Wong.Maclean, Alistair THE LONELY SEAThe scarf with which Elaine Pulman had been strangled puzzled him.Penn, John WIDOW'S END