The wild pitch bounced and hit the catcher in the throat.
The water leaked out from the throat of the bottle.
An example of the throat is the area just under the chin.
An example of the throat is the space where food goes just after you swallow it.
An example of the throat is the narrow part of a trumpet.
The throat of a horn.
- To compel to accept or consider:.Always ramming his political opinions down my throat.
- In a state of open, mutual hostility.
- To ruin each other, as by underselling in business.
- To be the means of one's own ruin.
- To attack or criticize someone suddenly and violently.
- To force someone to accept, hear, etc. something.
- To be hard for someone to say, as from reluctance.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of throat
- Middle English throte from Old English
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition