Synonyms of hamstring in English:

hamstring


See definition of hamstring

verb

1‘the enemy was trying to hamstring his horse’

SYNONYMS

cripple, lame, hock, disable, handicap, injure

2‘we were hamstrung by a total lack of knowledge’

SYNONYMS

handicap, constrain, restrict, cripple, shackle, fetter, encumber, block, frustrate, cramp, bridle

hamper, hinder, obstruct, impede, inhibit, retard, baulk, thwart, foil, curb, delay, set back, slow down, hold back, hold up

restrain, check, curtail

informal stymie

North American informal bork

literary trammel

rare cumber

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