throat

(redirected from throated)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day!

ram (something) down (one's) throat

1. To compel or physically force one to swallow an object. I hate how doctors try to ram pills down your throat for even the tiniest of colds. The only way to get the dog to take his medication is to ram it down his throat.
2. To force, compel, or attempt to make one accept, endure, consider, or agree with or to something. I hate going to my friend's house, because her husband's always ramming political rhetoric down my throat. Look, I'm just browsing around for a car, quit trying to ram one down my throat!
See also: down, ram, throat
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

throat

n. an earnest student; a cutthroat student. (Collegiate.) Martin is not a throat! He’s not that smart.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
See: