Thesaurus

hamstrung

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

hamstrung

adjective

Definition of HAMSTRUNG

1
not producing the desired result <several hamstrung attempts to reorganize the local parent-teacher association were made>
2
unable to act or achieve one's purpose <hamstrung by recent congressional limitations on executive power, the president can do little in this situation>

March 01, 2015
macaroni Hear it
Tube-shaped pasta or a fop or dandy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears