Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which throttles or chokes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, throttles, or chokes.
  • noun (Zoöl.), Prov. Eng. See Flasher, 3 (b).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun figuratively One who throttles.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who kills by strangling

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Tomorrow, however, is a new day — a day that will see a milquetoast reckoning for bandwidth throttler-in-chief Comcast.

    Boing Boing

  • It could serve as a thermal loincloth, a salmon net and Polar bear throttler.

    Manly Knits. | Mind on Fire

  • I yelled -- not at all clever, as it turned out, because Mustafa's throttler, alias John Smith, turned his weapon in my direction.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • I yelled -- not at all clever, as it turned out, because Mustafa's throttler, alias John Smith, turned his weapon in my direction.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Here the distinguishing mark from which the serpent was named was his throttling, and _ahi_ meant serpent, as expressing the general idea of throttler.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 4, August, 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • One naturally feels a certain degree of awkwardness in attempting to make conversation to a man, whom only five minutes before one has nearly succeeded in strangling, however thoroughly the discipline may have been deserved -- and yet silence is worse; at least I found it so; and ~461~~ after clearing my throat once or twice, as if I had been the person half-throttled rather than the throttler, I began: --

    Frank Fairlegh Scenes From The Life Of A Private Pupil

  • Circuit Court of Appeals declared bogus the agency's attempt to punish P2P-throttler Comcast based on Title I "ancillary authority."

    Ars Technica

  • Circuit Court of Appeals declared bogus the agency's attempt to punish P2P-throttler Comcast based on Title I "ancillary authority."

    Ars Technica

  • Real Madrid picked up their three points, with small club throttler Cristiano Ronaldo spearheading a 3-0 win over Xerez.

    The Big Lead

  • The Utility installed a throttler on his house that prevented only small amounts of Electricity to be used.

    Progressive Bloggers

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