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hobble

hobble

hobble - Dictionary definition and meaning for word hobble

Definition
(noun) a shackle for the ankles or feet
Synonyms : fetter

Definition
(noun) the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
Synonyms : hitch , limp

Definition
(verb) walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
Synonyms : gimp , hitch , limp
Example Sentence
  • The old woman hobbles down to the store every day

Definition
(verb) hamper the action or progress of
Example Sentence
  • The chairman was hobbled by the all-powerful dean

Definition
(verb) strap 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
Synonyms : hopple
Example Sentence
  • hobble race horses

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for hobble

(Ho)!! paar mein bal(bble) pad gay ab chalnae mein rukawat ayegi.
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by sarora45

HOBBLE=HOP+AMBLE(walk) :- he is hopping to go from one place to another i.e walking with great difficulty....
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by Ashishbaldwa

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