Definition of noose noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    noose

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  1. 1a circle that is tied in a rope with a knot that allows the circle to get smaller as the rope is pulled a hangman's noose
  2. 2(figurative) His debts were a noose around his neck.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: noose