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1. throat

noun. ['ˈθroʊt'] the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone.

Synonyms

  • nasopharynx
  • GI tract
  • tonsilla adenoidea
  • oropharynx
  • laryngopharynx
  • adenoid
  • glossa
  • pharyngeal tonsil
  • tastebud
  • upper respiratory tract
  • digestive tract
  • cervix
  • alimentary tract
  • clapper
  • tongue
  • tonsilla pharyngealis
  • lingua
  • gustatory organ
  • third tonsil
  • tubular cavity
  • alimentary canal
  • Luschka's tonsil
  • pharynx
  • neck
  • pharyngeal recess
  • taste bud
  • digestive tube

Etymology

  • throte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þrote (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Throat

  • 'single-quote
  • 'end-inner-quote
  • "end-of-quote
  • "double-quote
  • banxquote
  • "close-quote
  • underwrote
  • terre-haute
  • misquote
  • 'inner-quote
  • 'end-quote
  • "end-quote
  • unquote
  • "unquote
  • promote
  • overwrote
  • vannote
  • uncoat
  • sproat
  • rewrote
  • remote
  • outvote
  • hinote
  • ducote
  • devote
  • denote
  • demote
  • connote
  • chipote
  • capote

How do you pronounce throat?

Pronounce throat as θroʊt.

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Example sentences of the word throat


1. Adjective
People who inhale volcanic ash may experience short-term effects like eye, skin, nose and throat irritation.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Stick out your tongue as far as possible so you feel it in your throat.

Quotes containing the word throat


1. A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.
- Robert Frost

2. We kiss all the time."I clear my throat, then add, "We just...do it in private.""A smug expression crosses his face. "I don't buy it for a second, 'cause if you were my girlfriend and a stud like me was livin' in your house, I'd kiss you in front of the guy every chance I got as a reminder.""A reminder of w-w-what?""That you were mine.
- Simone Elkeles, Rules of Attraction

3. I don't love you anymore", she whispered. "I don't love you at all."His throat closed. "It's all right, sweetheart. I love you enough for both of us.
- Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Kiss an Angel

2. throat

noun. ['ˈθroʊt'] a passage resembling a throat in shape or function; .

Antonyms

  • finish

Etymology

  • throte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þrote (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. throat

noun. ['ˈθroʊt'] an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep.

Synonyms

  • opening

Etymology

  • throte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þrote (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. throat

noun. ['ˈθroʊt'] the part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's throat.

Antonyms

  • undress

Etymology

  • throte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • þrote (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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