garrote

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /ɡəˈrɒt/ or /ɡəˈroʊt/
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Noun[change]

Singular
garrote

Plural
garrotes

  1. (countable) A garrote is an iron collar that was used in Spain to execute people by strangling them.

Verb[change]

Plain form
garrote

Third-person singular
garrotes

Past tense
garrotted

Past participle
garrotted

Present participle
garrotting

  1. (transitive) If you garrote someone, you execute them by strangling or killing them with a garrote.