Stifle in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Stifle

to suppress or restrain something; to hold something back

Examples of Stifle in a sentence

The children tried to stifle their laughter during class but couldn’t hold back their giggles for long.  🔊

As they hid in the attic, the mother tried to stifle the baby’s cry so the Nazis wouldn't find them.  🔊

Dr. Long gave the patient medication to try and stifle the disease during the early stages.  🔊

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