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  • 1A necklace or ornamental band of fabric that fits closely around the neck.

    ‘her only ornament was a simple pearl choker’
    • ‘Finger-rings and ear-studs, stone necklaces and ornamental chokers, brightly hued bracelets and innovatively shaped pendants are there in rich profusion.’
    • ‘She makes each piece of her jewellery - chokers, necklaces, bracelets, rings, watchbands - out of literally hundreds of the little suckers.’
    • ‘Necklaces, rings, bracelets, anklets, chokers, earrings, and some articles I couldn't have begun to guess at dazzled my vision.’
    • ‘The earrings, chains, chokers and necklaces stood out for their designs - elegant but subdued, stylish yet not loud.’
    • ‘Diamonds, chokers, necklaces, bracelets, and a silver diadem were added to the pendant that Skye had put on in Derick's attic.’
    • ‘Bangles and bracelets, earrings and ear-tops, necklaces and chokers, from Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan make for a visual treat.’
    • ‘Over the years Michele's designs continued to evolve from napkin holders and bracelets to earrings, necklaces, chokers and hair accessories at a rapid pace.’
    • ‘My metal good luck charms, chains, necklaces, choker and earrings all clashed against the brick of the hearth.’
    • ‘Finally Taylor drew an anklet and bracelet that matched the choker half of the necklace.’
    • ‘The collection, featuring pieces for both men and women ranging from chokers, bracelets and ear-rings to cufflinks, will provide an exciting fusion of glamour and technology.’
    • ‘I have no badges, no anklets, bracelets, or chokers, no chains, no rings.’
    • ‘Elise's jewellery is distinguished by large stones such as rose crystal, turquoise and coral, strung together to make chunky chokers and necklaces - often with quirky bits and bobs attached.’
    • ‘Then she armed herself with wristbands, bracelets, and chokers.’
    • ‘I fiddle with the drawing from last night's barely-remembered dream and pick up some of my spiked jewelry, two leather bracelets and a choker, from my bedside table and slide them on.’
    • ‘I move back over to my dresser and find my spiked jewelry and put on as much as I can fit: bracelets, anklets, chokers, and a belt.’
    • ‘Aubrey put the choker on, a bracelet around each wrist and the remaining bracelet around her right ankle.’
    • ‘She has on large gold hoop earrings, a gold choker with a red gem embedded in the middle and several gold bangles.’
    • ‘She dried and styled her hair in waves, then put on her spike choker and heart earrings to finish the outfit.’
    • ‘She wore gauntlets, earrings, and some chokers at her neck.’
    • ‘Look out too for sequins on handbags, shoes, and even accessories like chokers and bracelets.’
    1. 1.1 dated A clerical or other high collar.
      ‘Sorrow and I looked around at the chokers and collars.’
      • ‘He was eight years old when he and other boys, dressed in their Sunday special outfits of swallow-tail coats with a white choker collar, formed a guard of honour for Mr Thompson before a wonderful tea was served.’
      neckband, choker
  • 2North American A cable looped around a log to drag it.

    • ‘We lowered a man inside the pipe, he wrapped a choker around the auger, and we pulled the auger out.’
    rope, cord, line, guy, piece of cordage



/ˈCHōkər/ /ˈtʃoʊkər/