Synonyms of hamstring in English:

hamstring


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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, balk, 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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