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Found 2 items, similar to stifle.
English → English (WordNet)
n : joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped;
corresponds to the human knee [syn: knee]
v 1: conceal or hide; “smother a yawn”; “muffle one's anger”;
“strangle a yawn” [syn: smother, strangle, muffle,
2: smother or suppress; “Stifle your curiosity” [syn: dampen]
3: impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of;
“The foul air was slowly suffocating the children” [syn: suffocate,
4: be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen; “The child
suffocated under the pillow” [syn: suffocate, asphyxiate]
English → English (gcide)
Stifle \Sti"fle\, n. [From Stiff.] (Far.)
The joint next above the hock, and near the flank, in the
hind leg of the horse and allied animals; the joint
corresponding to the knee in man; -- called also stifle joint
. See Illust. under Horse.
Stifle bone, a small bone at the stifle joint; the patella,
Stifle \Sti"fle\, v. i.
To die by reason of obstruction of the breath, or because
some noxious substance prevents respiration.
You shall stifle in your own report. --Shak.
Stifle \Sti"fle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stifled; p. pr. & vb. n.
Stifling.] [Freq. of OE. stif stiff; cf. Icel. st[=i]fla to
1. To stop the breath of by crowding something into the
windpipe, or introducing an irrespirable substance into
the lungs; to choke; to suffocate; to cause the death of
by such means; as, to stifle one with smoke or dust.
Stifled with kisses, a sweet death he dies.
I took my leave, being half stifled with the
closeness of the room. --Swift.
2. To stop; to extinguish; to deaden; to quench; as, to
stifle the breath; to stifle a fire or flame.
Bodies . . . stifle in themselves the rays which
they do not reflect or transmit. --Sir I.
3. To suppress the manifestation or report of; to smother; to
conceal from public knowledge; as, to stifle a story; to
I desire only to have things fairly represented as
they really are; no evidence smothered or stifled.