throatnoun [ C ]uk /θrəʊt/ us /θroʊt/
a sore throat
- The old man drew a long gnarled finger across his throat.
- A fish bone had lodged in her throat.
- It was quite a moving speech - it almost brought a lump to my throat.
- The vet put something down the dog's throat to make it vomit.
- I've got a sore throat and a runny nose .