Synonyms of hobble


1. fetter, hobble, shackle, bond, hamper, trammel

usage: a shackle for the ankles or feet

2. hitch, hobble, limp, gait

usage: the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg


1. limp, gimp, hobble, hitch, walk

usage: walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"

2. hobble, impede, hinder

usage: hamper the action or progress of; "The chairman was hobbled by the all-powerful dean"

3. hopple, hobble, strap

usage: 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; "hobble race horses"

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Definition and meaning of hobble (Dictionary)