Examples of hobble in a Sentence
She picked up her cane and hobbled across the room.
She is sometimes hobbled by self-doubt.
He has been hobbled by a knee injury.
Recent Examples of hobble from the Web
Comcast’s advances on Sky could continue to hobble Disney’s pursuit of Fox.
The defending girls singles county champion was hobbled by a knee injury this spring but still managed to find her way to the county finals.
Mas Canosa's idea was that exiles should operate within the American system, using U.S. might and resources to hobble, if not crush, the Cuban revolution.
Democrats view the law as a move by Walker to hobble organizations that have long backed Democrats in elections.
Net neutrality advocates worry broadband providers could use zero rating to hobble competitors and startups.
Darren O’Day left two batters into the eighth inning — leaving runners at the corners with no outs — after hobbling off the mound attempting to field a bunt.
The telescope could still function, but its sensitivity was hobbled.
Then third-stringer Max Bortenschlager got hurt, missed a game and was hobbled as MSU defeated Maryland, 17-7, in wicked weather in East Lansing.
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cramp one's style, give a hard time;
HOBBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hobble for English Language Learners
: to walk with difficulty because of injury or weakness
: to slow the movement, progress, or action of (someone or something)
: to keep (an animal) from straying or wandering by tying two legs together
HOBBLE Defined for Kids
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