verb (used with object), stran·gled, stran·gling.
verb (used without object), stran·gled, stran·gling.
Origin of strangle
Related formsstran·gler, nounstran·gling·ly, adverbun·stran·gled, adjective
Examples from the Web for stranglers
People endeavoured more especially to excite my apprehension by terrible accounts of the Thugs or stranglers.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Who the "stranglers" themselves were, nobody seemed to know.
Not in vain had he mastered the encyclopedia from Safety-lamps to Stranglers.Aladdin O'Brien|Gouverneur Morris
The precipitous methods of the "stranglers," as they were grimly called, began to give the most hardened "the creeps."
If theres anything in the world these boys are dead sore on, its stranglers.