Hobble – meaning of the word and example

To walk in an awkward way, usually because the feet or legs are injured. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To move along unsteadily or with difficulty. (Merriam – Webster)

If you hobble, you walk in an awkward way with small steps, for example because your foot is injured. (Collins Dictionary)

To hobble something or someone means to make it more difficult for them to be successful or to achieve what they want. (Collins Dictionary)


Hobble. Wiktionary.



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