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  1. hobble

    • IPA[ˈhäbəl]

    美式

    • v.
      walk in an awkward way, typically because of pain from an injury;tie or strap together (the legs of a horse or other animal) to prevent it from straying.
    • n.
      an awkward way of walking, typically due to pain from an injury;a rope or strap used for hobbling a horse or other animal.
    • verb: hobble, 3rd person present: hobbles, gerund or present participle: hobbling, past tense: hobbled, past participle: hobbled

    • noun: hobble, plural noun: hobbles

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞

    動詞

    • 1. walk in an awkward way, typically because of pain from an injury he was hobbling around on crutches
    • 2. tie or strap together (the legs of a horse or other animal) to prevent it from straying.
    • cause (a person or animal) to limp Johnson was still hobbled slightly by an ankle injury
    • restrict the activity or development of cotton farmers hobbled by low prices

    名詞

    • 1. an awkward way of walking, typically due to pain from an injury he finished the game almost reduced to a hobble
    • 2. a rope or strap used for hobbling a horse or other animal.
    • n.
      a length of chain or other material used to fetter an animal: hobble chains were always getting lost so we always took spares out with us

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a style of skirt so narrow at the hem as to impede walking, popular in the 1910s.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a style of skirt so narrow at the hem as to impede walking, popular in the 1910s.

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈhɒb(ə)l]

    英式

    • v.
      walk in an awkward way, typically because of pain from an injury: he was hobbling around on crutches
    • n.
      an awkward way of walking, typically due to pain from an injury: he finished the match almost reduced to a hobble

    Oxford Dictionary