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Definition of Strangle


  1. To compress the windpipe of (a person or animal) until death results from stoppage of respiration; to choke to death by compressing the throat, as with the hand or a rope.
  2. To stifle, choke, or suffocate in any manner.
  3. To hinder from appearance; to stifle; to suppress.
  4. To be strangled, or suffocated.

Strangle Quotations

There are some people who want to throw their arms round you simply because it is Christmas; there are other people who want to strangle you simply because it is Christmas.
Robert Staughton Lynd

Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.
Anais Nin

There are slavish souls who carry their appreciation for favors done them so far that they strangle themselves with the rope of gratitude.
Friedrich Nietzsche

I embrace my rival, but only to strangle him.
Jean Racine

I could see myself in a relationship with a girl; Olivia Wilde is so sexy she makes me want to strangle a mountain ox with my bare hands. She's mesmerizing.
Megan Fox
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Strangle Translations

strangle in Dutch is choken, worgen, wurgen
strangle in Portuguese is estrangule
strangle in Spanish is estrangular
strangle in Swedish is strypa
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