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verb hobble pronunciation in American English /ˈhɑb(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyhobble
he/she/ithobbles
present participlehobbling
past tensehobbled
past participlehobbled
  1. 1
    [transitive] to prevent something developing or being successful

    The whole organization has been hobbled by mismanagement.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to walk slowly and with difficulty because your feet are sore or injured
    hobble across/along/down etc.:

    Mrs. Myers came hobbling down the steps to greet us.

  3. 3
    [transitive] to prevent an animal or person from moving by tying their legs together

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