Definition of SMOTHERING


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing; "Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow"; "The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor" ;

  • 4. (

    ) form an impenetrable cover over; "the butter cream smothered the cake" ;

Adjective : SMOTHERING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat; "the choking June dust"; "the smothering soft voices"; "smothering heat"; "the room was suffocating;

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