Synonyms for smothered

Synonyms for (adj) smothered

Synonyms: suppressed, stifled, strangled, smothered

Definition: held in check with difficulty

Usage: a smothered cough; a stifled yawn; a strangled scream; suppressed laughter

Similar words: inhibited

Definition: held back or restrained or prevented

Usage: in certain conditions previously inhibited conditioned reactions can reappear

Synonyms: smothered

Definition: completely covered

Usage: bonnets smothered with flowers; smothered chicken is chicken cooked in a seasoned gravy

Similar words: covered

Definition: overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form

Usage: women with covered faces; covered wagons; a covered balcony

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