Thesaurus > Related Words: hobble

  Words related to hobble

Related / Similar Words: hitch, limp, fetter, hopple

 

Definition:
  • the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg;
  • a shackle for the ankles or feet;
  • strap the foreleg and hind leg together on each side (of a horse) in order to keep the like-sided legs moving in unison; "hobble race horses";
  • walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day";
  • hamper the action or progress of; "The chairman was hobbled by the all-powerful dean";

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    Derivational Morphology: limp, hitch, hopple, fetter, shackle, hobbler, limper

     

     
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