without let or hindrance

idiom

Definition of without let or hindrance

chiefly British, law
: without being interfered with
  • They have the right to vote without let or hindrance.

Word by Word Definitions

let play
  1. : to cause to : make

  2. : to give opportunity to or fail to prevent

  3. used in the imperative to introduce a request or proposal

  1. : something that impedes : obstruction

  2. : a shot or point in racket games that does not count and must be replayed

  1. : hinder, prevent

  1. : small one

  2. : article worn on

hindrance play
  1. : the state of being interfered with, held back, or slowed down : the state of being hindered

  2. : a person or thing that interferes with or slows the progress of someone or something : impediment

  3. : the act of interfering with or slowing the progress of someone or something : the action of hindering


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