Last modified on 8 July 2014, at 18:59

smothering

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

smothering

  1. Present participle of smother.

NounEdit

smothering (plural smotherings)

  1. The act by which someone or something is smothered.
    • 2010, Harry Hill, Livin' the Dreem: A Year in My Life (page 397)
      When he came to, he begged me not to tell the hotel management, as his last two attempted smotherings had ended in failure and he was worried about losing his job.