IPA: gˈærʌt


  • an iron collar formerly used in Spain to execute people by strangulation
  • something, especially a cord or wire, used for strangulation


  • (transitive) to execute by strangulation
  • (transitive) to kill using a garrote

Examples of "garrote" in Sentences

  • Trell looked as innocent as the man who claimed his garrote was a handkerchief.
  • "As the garrote grows tighter, parts of the private market will spring to life."
  • After the AFL/NFL merger, the garrote process would happen again in 1970, on an even bigger stage.
  • The head of a home made spear, various knives, a quite professional garrote and some steel tube & chain DIY nun-chucks.
  • The second pronunciation of "garrote" sounds like "quote" and the current meaning of garrote is to execute by strangulation.
  • The autopsy revealed that poor JonBenet was strangled to death by ligature applied through the twisting of a fairly intricate garrote.
  • He closed his eyes and turned away, saying over his shoulder, “To anyone who contemplates even nearing me while I sleep: I will garrote you with your own viscera.”

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