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1. stranglehold

noun. ['ˈstræŋgəlˌhoʊld'] complete power over a person or situation.

Etymology

  • hold (English)
  • hold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • strangle (English)
  • estrangler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Stranglehold

  • americold
  • archbold
  • armold
  • arnhold
  • barthold
  • bechtold
  • bergthold
  • berthold
  • billfold
  • blindfold
  • brandvold
  • brunsvold
  • centerfold
  • chokehold
  • dallhold
  • darnold
  • diebold
  • dippold
  • ebersold
  • eightfold

How do you pronounce stranglehold?

Pronounce stranglehold as ˈstræŋgəˌlhoʊld.

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Sentences with stranglehold


1. Noun, singular or mass
The pros on the PGA Tour make sure they don’t put a stranglehold on the club.

2. stranglehold

noun. ['ˈstræŋgəlˌhoʊld'] a wrestling hold in which the arms are pressed against the opponent's windpipe.

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Etymology

  • hold (English)
  • hold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • strangle (English)
  • estrangler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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