Definitions For Throttle


  • A valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
  • A pedal that controls the throttle valve
  • A device that controls the flow of fuel to an engine


  • Reduce the air supply
  • Place limits on (extent or amount or access)
  • Kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
  • To choke or strangle (someone)
  • To defeat (someone or something) easily or completely
  • To not allow (something) to grow or develop

Is Throttle a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Throttle is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Throttle in a Sentence

  • He throttled her in a fit of jealous rage.
  • I'm so mad I could throttle her!
  • When you press a car's accelerator, it opens the throttle, and the car goes faster.

Synonyms for Throttle

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