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Definition of 'smothered'

See also: smother 


  1. held in check with difficulty; "a smothered cough"; "a stifled yawn"; "a strangled scream"; "suppressed laughter"
       Synonyms: stifled strangled suppressed
  2. completely covered; "bonnets smothered with flowers"; "smothered chicken is chicken cooked in a seasoned gravy"

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