Synonyms of shackles in English:

shackles


See definition of shackles

noun

1‘the men filed through their shackles and made a desperate bid for freedom’

SYNONYMS

chains, fetters, irons, leg irons, manacles, handcuffs

bonds, tethers, ropes, restraints

informal cuffs, bracelets

archaic darbies, gyves, bilboes

2‘the shackles of bureaucracy’

SYNONYMS

restrictions, trammels, restraints, constraints, straitjacket

impediments, hindrances, obstacles, barriers, encumbrances, obstructions, checks, curbs

ball and chain