Meaning & Definition of Bottleneck in English
1. A narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel
- constriction ,
- bottleneck ,
2. The narrow part of a bottle near the top
1. Slow down or impede by creating an obstruction
- "His laziness has bottlenecked our efforts to reform the system"
2. Become narrow, like a bottleneck
- "Right by the bridge, the road bottlenecks"