Synonyms of trammel in English:

trammel


See definition of trammel

noun

1‘he made progress towards an ideal which the trammels of tradition never allowed him to attain’

SYNONYMS

restraint, constraint, curb, check, impediment, obstacle, barrier, handicap, bar, block, hindrance, encumbrance, disadvantage, drawback, snag, stumbling block

shackles, fetters, bonds

ANTONYMS

help, assistance


verb

1‘the narrow skirt trammelled her steps’

SYNONYMS

restrict, restrain, constrain, hamper, confine, curb, check, hinder, handicap, obstruct, impede, interfere with, forestall, thwart, frustrate

hold back, retard, slow down, cramp, clog, straiten, hem in

hamstring, bridle, encumber, enmesh, ensnare

informal stymie

British informal throw a spanner in the works of

North American informal throw a monkey wrench in the works of

ANTONYMS

help, assist