Smother in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Smother

to restrict or stifle the airflow of someone or something requiring air or oxygen

Examples of Smother in a sentence

When the camp leader decided he needed to smother the fire before going to bed, he took his booted foot and stomped it out. 🔊

Taking a pillow to smother the victim by holding it firmly on top of her face is one way to cause the victim to die since she can’t breathe. 🔊

By rubbing thick Vaseline over the tick under my skin that caused it to smother since it was trapped without oxygen. 🔊

Instead of blowing out the candle, I placed a small cup over the entire wick in order to smother the flame.  🔊

Since the man knew he couldn’t put a grease fire out with water, he decided to smother it by securing a lid completely over the fire so no oxygen could get in.  🔊

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