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
The old pickup truck loaded with old furniture hobbles along, kind of like 65-year-old Chris Jaszewski does since he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle.
Some of Ryan’s greatest hits include trying to hobble government programs like Social Security and Medicaid, failing to move on gun control reform, and generally looking out for constituents in the highest tax brackets.
Last month, Atlanta's government was hobbled by a ransomware attack.
Microsoft Surface tablets, given to teams as a replacement for paper images of offensive and defensive formations, are intentionally hobbled.
Curry hobbled off the court grimacing, sat on the bench and put his head down.
Contrary to the President's boasts, the Affordable Care Act -- minus some federal cost-sharing and the individual insurance mandate -- is poised to hobble on for the foreseeable future.
Chiefs of staff to previous presidents have said that uncertainty is likely to hobble Kelly’s ability to operate effectively.
Latin America is hobbled by its inadequate infrastructure.
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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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