noun Anatomy, Zoology.
verb (used with object)
Words nearby throat
Idioms for throat
Origin of throat
British Dictionary definitions for lump in one's throat
- that part of the alimentary and respiratory tracts extending from the back of the mouth (nasopharynx) to just below the larynx
- the front part of the neck
Other words from throatRelated adjectives: gular, guttural, jugular, laryngeal
Word Origin for throat
Medical definitions for lump in one's throat
Idioms and Phrases with lump in one's throat (1 of 2)
A feeling of constriction in the throat caused by emotion, as in The bride's mother had a lump in her throat. This expression likens the sense of a physical swelling to the tight sensation caused by strong feelings. [Mid-1800s]
Idioms and Phrases with lump in one's throat (2 of 2)
see at each other's throats; cut someone's throat; frog in one's throat; jump down someone's throat; lump in one's throat; ram (shove) down someone's throat; stick in one's craw (throat).