Synonyms of hamstring


1. hamstring, hamstring tendon, tendon, sinew

usage: one of the tendons at the back of the knee


1. hamstring, torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate

usage: make ineffective or powerless; "The teachers were hamstrung by the overly rigid schedules"

2. hamstring, cripple, lame

usage: cripple by cutting the hamstring

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Definition and meaning of hamstring (Dictionary)