Definition of 'choke back'
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Even though he was visibly trying to choke back the noise, Meer keened, just briefly before he forced silence. A TIME OF WAR (2002)She was standing there, leaning weakly against the doorpost, her eyes on Paul, her hands over her mouth to choke back a second scream. UNREASONABLE DOUBT (2002)
So I went to the airport to see if I could catch him there, threaten him with exposure...' She tried to choke back tears and failed. HAVANA BEST FRIENDS (2002)
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