Learner's definition of THROAT
1 : the tube inside the neck that leads to the stomach and lungs 2 : the front part of the neck
He held a knife to her throat.
His shirt was open at the throat.
He grabbed her by the throat.
at each other's throats
: very angry with each other : having a serious fight or argument
cut your own throat
: to do something that is bad for you : to act in a way that will cause you harm
force/ram/shove (something) down someone's throatinformal
: to force someone to accept or like (something, such as your ideas or beliefs)
jump down someone's throatinformal
: to respond angrily to someone