the passage from the mouth to the stomach or to the lungs, including the pharynx, esophagus, larynx, and trachea.
some analogous or similar narrowed part or passage.
the front of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone.
the narrow opening between a fireplace and its flue or smoke chamber, often closed by a damper.
Nautical, Machinery, swallow1 (def 13).
Also called nock. the forward upper corner of a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail.
jaw1 (def 5).
the forward edge of the opening in the vamp of a shoe.
Automotive. barrel (def 14).
to make a throat in; provide with a throat.
to utter or express from or as from the throat; utter throatily.
cut one’s own throat, to bring about one’s own ruin:
He cut his own throat by being nasty to the boss.
jump down someone’s throat, Informal. to disagree with, criticize, or scold overhastily:
Wait and let me finish before you jump down my throat.
lump in one’s throat, a tight or uncomfortable feeling in the throat, as a reaction to an emotion:
The sight of the infant brought a lump to her throat.
ram / force something down someone’s throat, Informal. to force someone to agree to or accept (something).
stick in one’s throat, to be difficult of expression; cause to hesitate:
The words of sympathy stuck in her throat.
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that part of the alimentary and respiratory tracts extending from the back of the mouth (nasopharynx) to just below the larynx
the front part of the neck
something resembling a throat, esp in shape or function: the throat of a chimney
(botany) the gaping part of a tubular corolla or perianth
(informal) a sore throat
cut one’s throat, cut one’s own throat, to bring about one’s own ruin
have by the throat, to have compete control over (a person or thing)
jump down someone’s throat, See jump (sense 24)
ram something down someone’s throat, force something down someone’s throat, to insist that someone listen to or accept (something): he rammed his own opinions down my throat
(informal) stick in one’s throat, stick in one’s craw, to be difficult, or against one’s conscience, for one to accept, utter, or believe
at each other’s throats
cut someone’s throat
frog in one’s throat
jump down someone’s throat
lump in one’s throat
ram (shove) down someone’s throat
stick in one’s craw (throat)
(in most vertebrates) one of the hard bodies or processes usually attached in a row to each jaw, serving for the prehension and mastication of food, as weapons of attack or defense, etc., and in mammals typically composed chiefly of dentin surrounding a sensitive pulp and covered on the crown with enamel. (in invertebrates) any […]
the third molar on each side of the upper and lower jaws: the last tooth to erupt. cut one’s wisdom teeth, to attain maturity or discretion. Historical Examples Scientific American Supplement, No. 358, November 11, 1882 Various noun any of the four molar teeth, one at the back of each side of the jaw, that […]
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Movies. a still, as of a scene or an object, inserted in a film and interrupting the action or continuity: We will insert a cut-in of the letter as she reads it. Radio and Television. a commercial or other announcement inserted by a local station into a network broadcast. the act of cutting in, as […]