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throat

  

      n  
1   
a    that part of the alimentary and respiratory tracts extending from the back of the mouth (nasopharynx) to just below the larynx  
b    the front part of the neck  
2    something resembling a throat, esp. in shape or function  
the throat of a chimney     
3      (Botany)   the gaping part of a tubular corolla or perianth  
4    Informal   a sore throat  
5    cut one's (own) throat   to bring about one's own ruin  
6    have by the throat   to have compete control over (a person or thing)  
7    jump down someone's throat      See       jump       24  
8    ram or force (something) down someone's throat   to insist that someone listen to or accept (something)  
he rammed his own opinions down my throat     
9    stick in one's throat (or craw)  
Informal   to be difficult, or against one's conscience, for one to accept, utter, or believe,   (Related adjs)        gular       guttural       jugular       laryngeal  
     (Old English throtu; related to Old High German drozza throat, Old Norse throti swelling)  


cut-throat  
      n  
1    a person who cuts throats; murderer  
2      (Also called)    cut-throat razor     (Brit)   a razor with a long blade that usually folds into the handle,   (U.S. name)    straight razor  
      adj  
3    bloodthirsty or murderous; cruel  
4    fierce or relentless in competition  
cut-throat prices     
5    (of some games) played by three people  
cut-throat poker     
deep throat  
      n   an anonymous source of secret information  
     (C20: from the code name of such a source in the Watergate scandal; a reference to the title of a pornographic film)  
throat microphone  
      n   a type of microphone that is held against the throat to pick up voice vibrations,   (Also called)    throat mike  
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swallow   [1]  
      vb   mainly tr  
1    to pass (food, drink, etc.) through the mouth to the stomach by means of the muscular action of the oesophagus  
2    often foll by: up   to engulf or destroy as if by ingestion  
Nazi Germany swallowed up several small countries     
3    Informal   to believe gullibly  
he will never swallow such an excuse     
4    to refrain from uttering or manifesting  
to swallow one's disappointment     
5    to endure without retaliation  
6    to enunciate (words, etc.) indistinctly; mutter  
7    often foll by: down   to eat or drink reluctantly  
8    intr   to perform or simulate the act of swallowing, as in gulping  
9    swallow one's words   to retract a statement, argument, etc., often in humiliating circumstances  
      n  
10    the act of swallowing  
11    the amount swallowed at any single time; mouthful  
12      (Also called)    crown, throat            (Nautical)   the opening between the shell and the groove of the sheave of a block, through which the rope is passed  
13    Rare      another word for        throat              gullet  
14    Rare   a capacity for swallowing; appetite  
     (Old English swelgan; related to Old Norse svelga, Old High German swelgan to swallow, Swedish svalg gullet)  
  swallowable      adj  
  swallower      n  


cut-throat  
      n  
1    a person who cuts throats; murderer  
2      (Also called)    cut-throat razor     (Brit)   a razor with a long blade that usually folds into the handle,   (U.S. name)    straight razor  
      adj  
3    bloodthirsty or murderous; cruel  
4    fierce or relentless in competition  
cut-throat prices     
5    (of some games) played by three people  
cut-throat poker     
deep throat  
      n   an anonymous source of secret information  
     (C20: from the code name of such a source in the Watergate scandal; a reference to the title of a pornographic film)  
throat         
      n  
1   
a    that part of the alimentary and respiratory tracts extending from the back of the mouth (nasopharynx) to just below the larynx  
b    the front part of the neck  
2    something resembling a throat, esp. in shape or function  
the throat of a chimney     
3      (Botany)   the gaping part of a tubular corolla or perianth  
4    Informal   a sore throat  
5    cut one's (own) throat   to bring about one's own ruin  
6    have by the throat   to have compete control over (a person or thing)  
7    jump down someone's throat      See       jump       24  
8    ram or force (something) down someone's throat   to insist that someone listen to or accept (something)  
he rammed his own opinions down my throat     
9    stick in one's throat (or craw)  
Informal   to be difficult, or against one's conscience, for one to accept, utter, or believe,   (Related adjs)        gular       guttural       jugular       laryngeal  
     (Old English throtu; related to Old High German drozza throat, Old Norse throti swelling)  
throat microphone  
      n   a type of microphone that is held against the throat to pick up voice vibrations,   (Also called)    throat mike  

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n.
throat, gullet
black country dialect, also Leeds
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