Hobble

What is Hobble ?

Hobble is (verb) 1. to walk with difficulty He hobbled into the room on crutches. 2. to attach a horse’s legs together The horses were hobbled so that they couldn’t run away. 3. to be hobbled by something to be prevented from doing your job by something Companies cannot expand and are hobbled by government regulations.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level