The definition of 'chokehold' & the word 'chokehold' in example sentences or phrases
complete power over a person or situation
- corporations have a stranglehold on the media
- the president applied a chokehold to labor disputes that inconvenienced the public
a restraining hold; someone loops the arm around the neck of another person in a tight grip, usually from behind
- he grabbed the woman in a chokehold, demanded her cash and jewelry, and then fled
Synonyms of the word 'chokehold' & Antonyms of the word 'chokehold'.
Synonymsstranglehold, throttlehold, choke hold,