Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

Pronunciation of 

suffocate

view main entry for suffocateverb  /ˈsʌfəkeɪt/ 
British English pronunciation: suffocateClick to listen to the pronunciation of suffocate

derived word

suffocation

  /ˌsʌfəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]
British English pronunciation: suffocationClick to listen to the pronunciation of suffocation
Previous and next

Open Dictionary

selfie stick

an expandable stick which you attach to a mobile phone or camera to help you take a selfie …

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog