verb (used without object), hob·bled, hob·bling.
verb (used with object), hob·bled, hob·bling.
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Origin of hobble
OTHER WORDS FROM hobblehobbler, nounun·hob·bled, adjectiveun·hob·bling, adjective
Words nearby hobble
Example sentences from the Web for hobble
This, more than any one scandal, is likely to hobble the party for the next few election cycles.Paging Rose Mary Woods: Obama’s Unbelievable Missing IRS Emails|James Poulos|June 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A few days before, she had managed to stand and hobble around the ward.
Hardly able to hobble into the room on his bruised and engorged feet, he sported black eyes.
Just the distraction that this kind of case creates can hobble even the most successful, well-run company.
When the flames began to bite on one side he could hobble around the post to the opposite side.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
A little longer let me live, I pray—A little longer hobble round thy door.Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match|Francis C. Woodworth
You get us into a precious hobble through sheer wanton foolery, and then you expect me to like it.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng
You know about as much of a motor boat as a pig knows of the hobble skirt.Boy Scouts in the Philippines|G. Harvey Ralphson
Our people when they are in a hobble always like to employ him, though he is somewhat dear.The Romany Rye|George Borrow