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noun [countable]     choker pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a piece of jewellery or cloth that fits tightly around the neck and is worn by some women as a decoration
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a sports person or team who loses a sporting contest after being in a position where they should have won easily

    Until now, Norman has been considered the biggest choker in Australian sport after blowing a huge lead twice in the US open.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 25/03/2011
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