verb (used with object)
Words nearby fetter
Origin of fetter
OTHER WORDS FROM fetterfet·ter·er, nounfet·ter·less, adjective
Examples from the Web for fettered
Evidently, Gibson CEO Henry Juszkiewicz in short order made himself into a poster boy for fettered capitalism.
His reason may have rallied to his support, but his will was fettered.Beacon Lights of History, Volume III|John Lord
My eyes followed him till they swam with rising tears, and I could not wipe them away, as my hands were fettered.Maurice Tiernay Soldier of Fortune|Charles James Lever
At these words there was a loud clanking of chains, Ivan striking together those which fettered his hands.The Green Book|Mr Jkai
The men hand-cuffed me, fettered my legs, and drove me with switches to Hadgi-Stavros' camp.The King of the Mountains|Edmond About
They deliver him up to the state, so to speak, blindfolded and with fettered limbs.