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English definition of “suffocating”

suffocating

adjective (NO AIR)    /ˈsʌf.ə.keɪ.tɪŋ/ US  /-t̬ɪŋ/ informal
Something that is suffocating makes you feel uncomfortably hot or unable to breathe: I've got to open the window - it's suffocating in here! suffocating smoke/fumesBreathing and stopping breathing
(Definition of suffocating adjective (NO AIR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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