HyperDic: hobble

English > 5 senses of the word hobble:
VERBmotionhobble, limp, gimp, hitchwalk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
socialhobblehamper the action or progress of
contacthobble, hopplestrap the foreleg and hind leg together on each side (of a horse) in order to keep the legs on the same side moving in unison
NOUNartifacthobble, fettera shackle for the ankles or feet
acthobble, hitch, limpthe uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
hobble > pronunciation
Soundshhaa'bahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > hobble: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA shackle for the ankles or feet.
Synonymfetter
Broadershackle, bond, hamper, trammelA restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
Spanishgrillete, grilletes, grillos
Catalangrilló, grillons, manyoretes
Verbshobblestrap the foreleg and hind leg together on each side (of a horse) in order to keep the legs on the same side moving in unison
English > hobble: 5 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg.
Synonymshitch, limp
BroadergaitA person's manner of walking
Spanishcojera
Catalancoixesa
Verbshobblewalk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
English > hobble: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningwalk impeded by some physical limitation or injury.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThey hobble up the hill
Example"The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"
Synonymslimp, gimp, hitch
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishcojear, renguear, renquear
Catalancoixejar, ranquejar
Nounshobblethe uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
hobblersomeone who has a limp and walks with a hobbling gait
English > hobble: 5 senses > verb 2, social
Meaninghamper the action or progress of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The chairman was hobbled by the all-powerful dean"
Broaderimpede, hinderBe a hindrance or obstacle to
English > hobble: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningstrap the foreleg and hind leg together on each side (of a horse) in order to keep the legs on the same side moving in unison.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"hobble race horses"
Synonymhopple
BroaderstrapTie with a strap
Nounshobblea shackle for the ankles or feet

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