Yes, choking is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 17 points in Scrabble, and 19 points in Words with Friends

Choking is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word 'choking'

The meaning of choking


16 definitions of the word 'choking'.


  1. Breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion
  2. Be too tight; rub or press
  3. Wring the neck of
  4. Constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
  5. Struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
  6. Fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation
  7. Check or slow down the action or effect of
  8. Become or cause to become obstructed
  9. Impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
  10. Become stultified, suppressed, or stifled
  11. Suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of
  12. Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
  13. Reduce the air supply
  14. Cause to retch or choke


  1. A condition caused by blocking the airways to the lungs (as with food or swelling of the larynx)
  2. The act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in choking?

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1 Anagram of Choking

Anagrams are words that use the same letters as other words, but in a different order.

Anagrams are sometimes called a Word Unscramble

Words that can be created with an extra letter added to choking:

Unscramble the letters in choking

There are 3 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'choking'.