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Definitions of chokehold:
  • noun:   a restraining hold; someone loops the arm around the neck of another person in a tight grip, usually from behind
    Example: "He grabbed the woman in a chokehold, demanded her cash and jewelry, and then fled"
  • noun:   complete power over a person or situation
    Example: "The president applied a chokehold to labor disputes that inconvenienced the public"

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