noun /ˈtʃəʊkə/
a) A piece of jewelry or ornamental fabric, worn as a necklace, tight to the throat.

She appears on the 90th anniversary issue of French Vogue wearing nothing but a mask, gloves and a choker – everything but her now iconic gap-toothed pout and impressive cleavage is obscured.

b) One who, or that which, chokes or strangles.

I lost £100 on the horses today — what a choker!

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