Definition of windpipe noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈwɪndpaɪp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪndpaɪp//
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the tube in the throat that carries air to the lungs synonym trachea It felt as if strong fingers were squeezing his windpipe. She got a pea stuck in her windpipe.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: windpipe